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.

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