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Tax holiday for hurricane supplies starts Saturday

Hurricane Season Road Sign
A Caution Sign in Front of Storm Clouds Warning of Hurricane Season.

Starting May 28th, Floridians can purchase important items to have on hand during hurricane season tax free.

Some of the items exempt from state sales tax include:

• Pet leashes, collars, muzzles and pads costing $20 or less
• Flashlights, lanterns and pet beds costing $40 or less
• Batteries and weather radios costing $50 or less
• Smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors and fire extinguishers costing $70 or less
• Tarps and portable pet kennels costing $100 or less
• Generators costing $1,000 or less

The tax holiday runs from May 28th through Friday, June 10th. See a list of other tax-exempt items here.