This post was published on 05/25/2022.
This year's 14-day “disaster preparedness” sales tax holiday is from May 28 – June 10, 2022. This tax holiday allows tax-free purchases on certain goods and disaster preparedness supplies.
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; and, generators costing $1,000 or less.
The holiday also includes a number of items related to the safe evacuation of household pets.
Visit the Florida Department of Revenue for more details.