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Tax Free Shopping? Hail to the Chief!

900 Shops offers tax-free shopping over President's Day weekend

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    Tax Free Shopping? Hail to the Chief!
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    Not shopping as much because of the down economy? An automatic 10.25 percent discount may drive you to the 900 Shops this weekend.

    Have you ever been out shopping and thought you had a great deal on an item, only to receive sticker shock at the register? Sales tax can add some considerable digits to your final bill, especially here in Chicago, with its 10.25 percent tax.

    Well, this weekend is your shot to get a 10.25 percent discount on your shopping purchases. The 900 Shops (900 North Michigan Ave.) is celebrating President's Day weekend with a three-day shopping event where participating retailers are offering their merchandise tax free.

    Participating retailers include J.Crew, Lululemon Athletica, Club Monaco, Diesel, Montblanc, Mario Tricoci, Charles David, Fogal, Original Penguin, Genevieve Lethu, Galt Baby, Kaehler TravelWorks, L’Artisan Parfumeur and many more. Click here for the entire list of participating retailers.

    Shoppers will also receive a special parking rate of $10 for the entire day along with a purchase.

    To get the tax-free savings, shoppers must print off a coupon from the Web site or pick one up from the Concierge Desks.