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Here are the great deals you can get for the tax-free weekend New Mexico!

New Mexico’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday is almost here! It kicks off Friday and runs through Sunday.

Many stores are offering some great back-to-school deals.

Walmart is pricing many school supplies under $1. 

Cottonwood Mall has added hours to its weekend schedule so you can shop longer. They will be staying open until 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday.

Here are some other great deals (From KRQE)


  • Crayola 24-count crayons: 50 cents
  • Crayola 12-count colored pencils or fine-line colored markers: 99 cents
  • Crayola 10-count broad markers: 99 cents
  • School supply box: 99 cents
  • Expo 4-count dry erase markers: $3.49
  • Elmer's 12-count Disappearing Purple glue sticks: $3.49
  • Ticondergoa 24-count No. 2 pencils: $4.49
  • Cat & Jack Backpacks: $14.99 and up
  • Cat & Jack lunch kits: $9.99 and up


  • Pen+gear one-subject, 70-sheet notebook: 25 cents
  • Pen+gear composition notebooks: 88 cents
  • Elmer's 12-count Disappearing Purple glue sticks: $3.92
  • Crayola 24-count crayons: 50 cents
  • Cra-Z-Art 12-count Colored Pencils: 50 cents
  • Norcom 150 sheets college-ruled filler paper: 82 cents
  • Casio FX- 260 SOLAR II scientific calculator: $6.97
  • HP Pavillion x360 2-in-1 laptop with 15.6-inch FHD touchscreen, Windows 10, Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM, 1 TB hard drive and Active Pen: $499


  • Staples 1 subject, college-ruled notebook: 75 cents
  • Staples 100-sheet composition book: 50 cents
  • Staples 12-count No. 2 wood pencils: 75 cents
  • Staples 12-count No. 2 gripped mechanical pencils: $1.79
  • Staples 120-sheet filler paper: 99 cents
  • Wonder Woman, My Little Pony, DC Comics Batman backpacks: $19.99

Office Depot/Office Max

  • Trailmaker 6-In-1 Backpack Set with water bottle, lunch box and separate zipper pouch: $14.99
  • JanSport SuperBreak backpack in black: $40.94
  • Ticonderoga 24-count No. 2 wooden pencils: $4.50 
  • Office Depot brand five-subject notebook: $5 
  • Office Depot brand pocket paper folders: $1.50 each
  • Office Depot brand 10-count tinted ballpoint pens, black: $1 

More about  the tax free holiday weekend from the NM Taxation and Revenue Dept:

 ..note that within some categories there is a set dollar maximum. To qualify for the deduction, clothing or shoes must be priced at less than $100 per unit. The price limit for desktop, laptop, tablets or notebook computers is $1,000, and for related computer hardware it is $500. School supplies for use in standard, general-education classrooms must be under $30 per unit. There are items specifically excluded by statute in all categories. Those items are always taxable

Read more about Tax-Free Weekend HERE

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