On Friday May 29 starts Florida’s tax-free holiday as part of hurricane season

DORAL, FL – In just four days and until June 4, Floridians will be able to start getting ready for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season with Florida’s tax-free holiday. Buy supplies exempt from sales tax.

During that time period, the following items are exempt from sales tax:

Selling for $10 or less:

Reusable ice (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 these 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

Weather band

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

To learn more about the sales tax weekend, visit the Florida Department of Revenue website.

Hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through Nov. 30.

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