Florida Hurricane Tax Incentive
Florida Hurricane Tax Incentive
The 2018 Hurricane Season begins this week and the Florida Department of Revenue is providing a tax incentive to help you prepare. Between June 1st to June 7th, certain hurricane supplies may be purchased tax-free. During this time, the items listed below will be exempt from sales tax.
The following is an overview of eligible supplies:
Selling for $10 or less:
- Reusable ice packs
Selling for $20 or less:
- Any portable self-powered light source
Selling for $25 or less:
- Any gas or diesel fuel containers
Selling for $30 or less:
- Batteries (excluding auto/boat batteries)
- Coolers/Ice Chests (non-electrical)
Selling for $50 or less:
- Bungee cords
- Ground anchor systems
- Radios (self-powered)
- Weather Band
- Ratchet Straps
- Tie-down kits
- Flexible waterproof sheeting
Selling for $750 or less:
- Portable generators
Please note that water and non-perishable food are not on this list. Though these are not tax-free items, they should certainly be a priority when putting together a hurricane supply kit, along with any other items not listed, that are on the Bellissima Hurricane Planning Checklist.
Again, this tax incentive runs from 12:01 AM June 1st – 11:59 PM June 7th, so don’t miss out! For a more detailed list from the Florida Department of Revenue, click here. Don’t forget to contact Bellissima Luxury & Fine Art Services to help protect your valuables this hurricane season!
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