Frugality, Resources, Taxes

2007 Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Florida June 1 – 12

Hurricane Season (June 1st – November 30th) starts Thursday. If you live in Florida, take advantage of the 2007 Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. From June 1 – 12, the following items (and more) will be available for purchase, sales tax-free:

Reusable Ice
Self-Powered Light Source
Battery-Powered Flashlights
Battery-Powered Lanterns
Gas-Powered Lanterns
Gas / Fuel Containers
Batteries (Including Rechargeable)
Cell Phone Chargers / Cell Phone Batteries
Tarps / Plastic Sheeting
Ground Anchors / Tie-Downs
Portable Generators
Radios / Weather Band Radios
Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Storm Shutter Devices

For a complete list and more information, view this PDF file.

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I never realized that Hurricane Season lasted SIX months.  Wow.  If you live in Florida, now would be a good time to ‘stock up’ on these items.  If you shop smart, you should be able to find some great bargains AND prepare yourself and your family for the hurricane season.  Win, Win!