Florida Elder Law & Estate Planning Blog

2019 Florida Hurricane Tax Holiday

Florida’s Hurricane Preparedness Tax Holiday begins on May 31 and runs through midnight, June 6. During this week certain supplies may be purchased sales tax-free. Here is a list of eligible items:

▪ Portable self-powered light sources, like flashlights, selling for $20 or less

▪ Portable self-powered radios, including two-way radios or weather-band radios, selling for $50 or less

▪ Tarps, other waterproof sheets, ground anchors or ties, also for $50 or less

▪ Gas or diesel fuel tanks that are sold for $25 or less

▪ AA, AAA, C, D, 6-volt or 9-volt batteries sold for $30 or less (car and boat batteries are excluded)

▪ Non-electric coolers up to $30

▪ Portable generators sold for $750 or less

▪ Reusable ice sold for $10 or less


Source: The Tampa Bay Times, May 10, 2019