With hurricane season right around the corner, now is the time to stock up on supplies. The 2019 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, May 31, 2019 and extends through Thursday, June 6, 2019.
The following items are exempt from sales tax during the holiday period:
The sales tax exemption does not apply to the rental or repair or any qualifying items. It also does not apply to sales in a theme park, entertainment complex, public lodging establishment or airport.
If qualifying items are sold in a set with non-qualifying items, the price of the set will be subject to sales tax.
You can learn more about the sales tax holiday on the Florida Department of Revenue website. Hurricane season begins June 1 and runs through Nov. 30.