HOLT, Fla., May 14, 2021—The 2021 Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday runs from May 28 through June 7.
During this 10-day sales tax holiday period, qualifying items related to disaster preparedness are exempt from sales tax.
Qualifying items include:
- flashlights and lanterns under $40
- radios under $50
- tarps under $100
- coolers under $60
- batteries under $50
- generators under $1,000
Rental or repair of any of the qualifying items is not included in the sales tax holiday.
The six-month-long 2021 Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through Nov. 30.
The National Hurricane Center will begin issuing tropical weather outlooks tomorrow, 15 days earlier than in previous years.