Florida Residents – Don’t miss out on your opportunity to be prepared, arm yourself with some supplies, and $ave $ome $ales Tax Dollar$! During the holiday period of June 2-4, 2017 (that’s THIS week!) qualifying items related to hurricane preparedness are exempt from sales tax. This holiday does not apply to sales in a theme park, entertainment complex, public lodging establishment, or airport, or to the rental or repair of any of these items.
A list of qualifying items and more details are available at http://floridarevenue.com/DisasterPrep/Documents/tip17a01-05.pdf.
Selling for $10 or less:
• Reusable ice (reusable ice packs)
Selling for $20 or less:
• Any portable self-powered light source, battery-powered flashlights, battery-powered lanterns
• Gas-powered lanterns (including propane, kerosene, lamp oil, or similar fuel) and candles
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 and excluding automobile and boat batteries (Eligible sizes: AA, C, D, 6-volt, 9-volt)
• Coolers and ice chests (food-storage; nonelectrical)
Selling for $50 or less:
• Tarpaulins (tarps), visqueen, plastic sheeting, plastic drop cloths, and other flexible waterproof sheeting
• Ground anchor systems, tie-down kits, bungee cords, ratchet straps
• Radios and two-way radios (battery-powered, solar-powered, or hand crank)
Selling for $750 or less:
• Portable generators that will be used to provide light, communications, or to preserve food in the event of a power outage
NOTE: Eligible battery-powered or gas-powered light sources and portable self-powered radios qualify for the exemption even though they may have electrical cords.
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