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Get Ready for Storm Season: Florida’s Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday Begins June 1

FLORIDA, U.S. (WDNews) – Starting Saturday, June 1, Floridians can stock up on essential disaster preparedness supplies without paying sales tax. This annual sales tax holiday, recently passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis, runs through Friday, June 14.

During this period, consumers can purchase qualifying items such as batteries, flashlights, generators, and other necessary supplies tax-free. A second sales tax exemption period is set for later this summer, from Saturday, August 24 through Friday, September 6.

To help consumers and businesses take full advantage of this opportunity, the Florida Department of Revenue has created a dedicated webpage. www.floridarevenue.com/disasterprep The site offers detailed information about eligible items and promotional materials to spread the word about this beneficial event. Don’t miss out on this chance to prepare for hurricane season while saving money.