Saturday, May 31, 2014

Tax Free Shopping May 31 thru June 8, 2014

As hurricane season looms, Florida says ‘let’s go shopping

The tax levied under chapter 212, Florida Statutes, may not be collected during the period from 12:01 a.m. May 31, 2014, through 11:59 p.m. on June 8, 2014, on the sale

1. A portable self-powered light source selling for $20 or less.
2. A portable self-powered radio, two-way radio, or weather band radio selling for $50 or less.
3. A tarpaulin or other flexible waterproof sheeting selling for $50 or less.
4. A self-contained first-aid kit selling for $30 or less.
5. A ground anchor system or tie-down kit selling for $50 or less.
6. A gas or diesel fuel tank selling for $25 or less.
7. A package of AA-cell, C-cell, D-cell, 6-volt, or 9- volt batteries, excluding automobile and boat batteries, selling for $30 or less.
8. A nonelectric food storage cooler selling for $30 or less.
9. A portable generator used to provide light or
communications or preserve food in the event
of a power outage selling for $750 or less.
10. Reusable ice selling for $10 or less.