Hurricane Season and Sales Tax Holiday Begin June 1

Hurricane season officially begins June 1 alongside a sales-tax "holiday" for hurricane items.   

The state of Florida will waive the sales tax on many items needed during hurricane season June 1-7.  Exempted items include: flashlights under $20; radios under $50; waterproof sheeting under $50; ground anchor system under $50; gas tank under $25; batteries under $30; coolers under $30; portable generators under $750; and reusable ice under $10.

Learn more about how to prepare, and get your hurricane questions answered here.