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2014 Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

May 31 through June 8, 2014
The holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 8, 2014. During this holiday period, 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.
 
Qualifying Items:

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)
                        Tiki-type torches
                        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 (listed sizes only) AA-cell
                        C-cell
                        D-cell
                        6-volt
                        9-volt
                         
                        Coolers (food-storage; nonelectrical)
                        Ice chests (food-storage; nonelectrical)
                        Self-contained first-aid kit (already tax-exempt)
 
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 (self-powered or battery-powered)
                        Two-way radios (self-powered or battery-powered)
                        Weather band radios (self-powered or battery-powered)
 
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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