(Farmington) Missouri’s annual back to school sales tax holiday begins next Friday and runs through next Sunday.

Certain back to school purchases like school supplies, computers, clothing and other qualifying items as defined by statute are exempt from state sales tax.

Some cities and counties have also waived their taxes for those products this weekend.

You do not have to be a Missouri resident or student to participate and save.

Local counties not participating include Bollinger, Iron, Reynolds, St. Francois and Ste. Genevieve counties.

For a list of local cities not participating in the upcoming tax-free weekend, go to dor.mo.gov.