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Sales tax holiday for hurricane supplies

Florida is offering its residents an opportunity to purchase storm supplies without paying state sales tax, which is 6 percent.

You'll save at least $6 on every $100 you spend. Two sales tax holidays are offered in 2024 for hurricane supplies, including lots of everyday products.

The sales tax holidays in 2024 are June 1 through June 14 and August 24 through September 6, and are valid for a variety of eligible items, including hurricane supplies.

Usually, specific price points are required for tax-exempt status to apply. The list of eligible items is online.

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Examples of items included in the tax holiday:

  • Flashlights and other eligible light sources that are $40 or less
  • Batteries $50 or less
  • Portable generators costing $3,000 or less
  • Portable power banks, $60 or less
  • Radios $50 or less
  • Smoke detectors $70 or less
  • Fire extinguishers $70 or less

The list of eligible items is online. Some household items that are eligible for the tax holiday are useful anytime, such as pet products and fire extinguishers. First-aid kits are always exempt from sales tax.

Other sales tax holidays in Florida include impact-resistant doors and windows and energy-efficient appliances.

Sales tax holiday for hurricane supplies
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All Day, Daily (June 1, 2024 - June 14, 2024)
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