Harris said, "it helps a lot, because a lot of us have low budgets and stuff, have a lot of kids, kids are expensive, we are expensive."
Starting at 12:01 on Friday, shoppers are exempt from paying a four percent local sales tax on all retail purchases under twenty-five hundred dollars.
But it's not just customers who are cashing in, stores across the twin-cities are slashing prices, hoping to bring in lots of people, looking to spend lots of money.
Warren Bowen with Academy Sports & Outdoor said, "it will be crazy, wall to wall people in here, grabbing everything, trying to make sure kids are prepared for school."
But not everyone is on board; Caity Brown says she'll probably just stay home. "I would probably spend more just because people think I’m not going to spend any on taxes so I get more than what I usually get so people will probably spend more."
Bowen said, "we draw a lot of people from