Florida Tax Holiday Underway On Hurricane Supplies

May 31, 2019

Hurricane season begins Saturday, and now is the time to stock up on supplies during the 2019 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday.

The tax holiday runs through June 6. The following items are exempt from sales tax during the holiday period:

Selling for $10 or less:

  • Reusable ice packs)

Selling for $20 or less:

  • Any portable self-powered light source (powered by battery, solar, hand-crank or gas)
  • Candles
  • Flashlights
  • Lanterns

Selling for $25 or less:

  • Any gas or diesel fuel container, including LP gas and kerosene containers

Selling for $30 or less:

  • Batteries, including rechargeable batteries only in sizes: AAA-cell, AA-cell, C-cell, D-cell, 6-volt, 9-volt
  • Coolers and ice chests (food storage; nonelectrical)

Selling for $50 or less:

  • Bungee cords
  • Ground anchor systems
  • Radios (powered by battery, solar or hand-crank)
  • Two-way radio
  • Weather band radio
  • Ratchet straps
  • Tarpaulins (tarps)
  • Tie-down kits
  • Visqueen, plastic sheeting, plastic drop cloths and other flexible waterproof sheeting

Selling for $750 or less:

Portable generators used to provide light or communications or to preserve food in the event of a power outage

For the fine print and further information, click here.

Comments

One Response to “Florida Tax Holiday Underway On Hurricane Supplies”

  1. Anne on May 31st, 2019 5:26 am

    Thank you for the reminder, always try to pass this info around to family friends and past work friends.





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