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Florida Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Starts Tomorrow


 Be prepared.

Florida's sales tax holiday for hurricane preparedness supplies begins at 12:01 a.m. on May 31, 2014--just past the stroke of midnight, tonight.

The tax-free period lasts until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 8. That gives Floridians more than a week to stock up on supplies ranging from batteries and visqueen to coolers and generators.

The Florida Department of Revenue provides a complete list of exempt items on its website, along with tips on how to handle coupons, layaway sales, and returns.

Do you make sales in Florida and other states with sales tax holidays? How do you prepare for sales tax holidays? Learn how automated sales tax works.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.