Florida Holds a Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday 2020

Upcoming Florida Sales Tax Holiday

Florida is set to hold a sales tax holiday from May 29 - June 4, 2020 for disaster preparedness products. During this time, consumers can purchase qualifying products such as reusable ice packs, batteries, portable generators, and flashlights tax-free. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase, and you do not need to issue an exemption certificate to claim the exemption.

Non-Exempt Items

It is important to note that the sales tax holiday does not apply to:

  • the rental or repair of any of the qualifying items or
  • sales in a theme park, entertainment complex, public lodging establishment, or airports.

State Sales Tax Changes

Sales tax varies from state to state and every jurisdiction in between. Refer to our state sales tax resources to help.

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