The state of Florida has “Disaster Preparedness” sales tax holidays, the first beginning Saturday, May 27. For this year’s hurricane season, it’s not the only one. Here are details on the dates and what tax breaks from which you can take advantage.
There will be TWO “Disaster Preparedness” tax holidays that have been created by the state. The first one begins Saturday, May 27 and runs through June 9. The second comes later in the season from August 26 through September 8.
Related: 5 Things You Should Have Before Hurricane Season Starts
While there’s no emergent threat of any storm heading towards Florida any time soon, there have been some disturbances in the tropics already. It’s always best to be prepared before hurricane season starts. We remember a lot of people running around town gathering supplies before Ian hit. Don’t let that be you this year!
During the Disaster preparedness sales tax holidays, tax may not be collected during the dates set by the state on certain items listed in the bill. Here’s the list of what is tax free during the tax holiday.