2022 disaster preparedness sales tax holiday begins today in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida’s disaster preparedness tax holiday begins today, and through June 10, Floridians can stock up on hurricane supplies tax free.

Some examples of tax-free items include:

  • Flashlights and lanterns costing $40 or less
  • Radios costing $50 or less, tarps costing $100 or less
  • Coolers costing $60 or less
  • Batteries costing $50 or less, smoke detectors, fire extinguishers and carbon monoxide detectors costing $70 or less
  • Generators costing $1,000 or less

The holiday also includes a number of items related to the safe evacuation of household pets.

For more information on what qualifies for exemption, CLICK HERE to learn more.