Hurricane supplies will be salestax exempt for first week of hurricane season

first_imgMIAMI (WSVN) – Hurricane supplies will be sales-tax exempt for the first week of this year’s hurricane season.Starting Friday, storm supplies, such as flashlights, gas tanks, batteries, radios and generators will be exempt from sales tax.The discount is part of a tax relief package Florida lawmakers and Gov. Ron DeSantis approved in early May.Shoppers are expected to save around $800,000 thanks to the discount.Hurricane season begins on Saturday.For more information about the tax holiday, click here.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img