Reports this year say the average family will spend $687 on back to school shopping this year, and the average college student will $969.  This weekend is the time to save a few dollars on back to school shopping during the tax free weekend.  From midnight Friday to midnight Sunday, you can purchase purchase certain school supplies, computers, and clothing without paying state sales or use tax.

Tuscaloosa County and most surrounding areas will be participating, see the list of participating cities and counties here.