Attention shoppers: Sales tax-free week coming back

Just in time for back-to-school shopping, sales tax-free week is back, starting this Sunday, Aug. 17 through next Saturday, Aug. 23.

During Connecticut's tax free week, clothing and shoes under $300 per item will not be subject to state sales tax.

Shoppers can visit the state Department of Revenue Services website at to find examples of clothing and footwear items that will be exempt from the tax.