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Houston - Duty free shopping

Shopping prices are shown without taxes, and taxes will be added at the counter. The sales taxes are compounded by different taxes (federal, state and city), which explain the different tax percentage you may find from one city to the next.
Texas waives the state taxes.

In the city of Houston, sales taxes are 8.25%. Some basic alimentary products are not taxed.

Refunds are a minimum of $10.00 on taxes per store.

If you are visiting temporarily, you can ask for a tax free deduction only at Texas Tax Back .

Texas Tax Back
Galleria II
3rd floor
Tel: + 1 (713) 965 9414

To claim your taxes, you will need your passport , your return ticket (E-tickets are acceptable), and the original receipt of purchases (not older than 30 days) . You will be reimbursed only a portion of the sales taxes.

Multiple receipts from the same physical store must add a minimum of $10.00 on taxes( receipts from the same branch on different location doesn't  qualify)

For a list of shops participating to the Texas Tax Back early refund program: and


Ask for  duplicate receipts on important purchases for your records, since the Texas custom will keep the originals.

Tax Free Shopping locations

Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport

International terminal D, departure level

Outside security

Highland Park Village

47 Highland Park village, suite 200

Dallas, Texas 75025

Outlets at Hillsboro

104 Interstate Hwy. 35 NE

Hillsboro, Texas 76645

Outlets at Conroe

1111 League Line Rd

Conroe, Texas 77303

Houston-IAH George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Terminal E, departure level

Terminal D, departure level

Outside security level

Best buy Galleria

5133 Richmond Ave

Houston, TX 77056

Best Buy San Marcos

(seasonal) check website for hours

1050 McKinley Place, suite 280

San Marcos, TX 78666

Katy Mills Mall

500 Katy Mills Circle

Katy, Texas 77494