If you're in the market for an new appliance, this may be the week to buy it! Not only is Missouri offering up to a $500 rebate, but they'll also give you a cut on the Missouri State sales tax this week. Now, to get that you'll have a buy an energy efficient model, and you've got to be willing to give up the old, inefficient appliance for recycling. Here's an example of what you can save: On a $500 washing machine, you'll get the $75 rebate, plus you'll save $20 - $30 in sales tax, potentially saving at least $95.00. In some cases it may be more than that - Sears is offering an addition 30% discount on Energy Star rated appliances this week. So you'll have to act fast. Go to www.missouriappliancerebate.com and check it out. There's only 5.6 million available, and it will probably be claimed by week's end.