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Va. energy-efficient tax holiday begins Friday

Monday - 10/7/2013, 4:24am  ET

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia's seventh sales-tax holiday on energy-efficient products begins Friday.

Residential consumers can save money by buying sales-tax exempt heat pumps, dishwashers, washing machines, insulation, toilets and other products during the sales-tax holiday, which runs through Oct. 14.

Products exempt from the sales tax must cost $2,500 or less. They also must be certified as being energy efficient with the Energy Star and WaterSense designations.

A complete list of tax-exempt items can be found at .

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