Tax Relief for Hurricane Prep

Published: June 26, 2024

Hurricane season is here, and consumers who need to prepare are getting a sales-tax break on qualifying items from June 1 through June 14. Some of the items included in the states Sales Tax Holiday are – wet dog or cat food, leashes and pet beds, self-powered light sources and radios, batteries, portable power banks, pet kennels and carriers and portable generators. Monetary limits apply in each category. For more information and a complete list of items, visit If you miss out this time around or need to replenish your supply toward the end of the summer, a second exemption period will take place August 24 through September 6.