Hurricane Preparation Tax Free Holiday-VA

26 May

May 25-31, 2010: Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Equipment

During this seven-day period, purchases of items designated by the Department of Taxation as hurricane preparedness equipment, including portable generators, will be exempt from the Virginia sales tax. Portable generators must be priced at $1,000 or less, and other eligible items must be priced at $60 or less for each item. For details, visit the Hurricane Preparedness Equipment Holiday page.

Qualifying items include:  Batteries, coolers, flashlights, rope, smoke detectors, ice packs, bottled water, first aid kits, gas/fuel containers, duct tape, cell phone chargers, manual can openers, weather radios, generators, carbon monoxide detectors.  For a full list of tax exempt items click HERE.

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