Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

April 11, 2020

Don’t miss this year’s Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday when shopping for hurricane and emergency supplies. This tax free week takes place over 7 days:

Friday, May 31
Saturday, June 1
Sunday, June 2
Monday, June 3
Tuesday, June 4
Wednesday, June 5
Thursday, June 6

On these dates, you can purchase qualifying items free of Florida state and local sales tax:

– Portable generators priced at $750 or less
– Portable self-powered radios, 2-way radios, or weather band radios priced at $50 or less
– Tarps or other flexible waterproof sheeting priced at $50 or less
– Ground anchor systems or tie-down kits priced at $50 or less
– AA, C, D, 6-Volt, or 9-Volt batteries priced at $30 or less
– Nonelectric coolers and ice chests priced at $30 or less
– Gas, LP gas, diesel fuel, or kerosene containers priced at $25 or less
– Portable self-powered flashlights, candles, lanterns, or other light sources priced at $20 or less
– Reusable ice priced at $10 or less

Any sales made within an airport, entertainment complex, theme park, or public lodging establishment do NOT qualify for this tax exemption.

Be sure to take advantage of the Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday: May 31 and June 1-2-3-4-5-6, 2019.