Names for 2019 Hurricanes Announced

Florida offers tax-free holiday for hurricane supplies

It will be more economical to prepare hurricane season for those living in Florida.

The Sunshine State will offer tax-free shopping for hurricane supplies starting Friday and running until June 6.

No sales tax will be charged on items like batteries, generators, weather radios and fuel cans, according to The Associated Press.

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed the hurricane tax holiday into law earlier this month during the annual hurricane conference.

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The law also not only helps cut the costs of preparing for a storm, but it also helps with the recovery from Hurricane Michael. 

There are tax breaks for building materials and replacement fencing. It also helps with debris removal. Farmers who don’t have use of their land anymore can get a property tax break, the AP reported.

Click here to see the complete list of what is covered by the tax holiday.

FILE PHOTO: Al Smith puts plywood over a window as he prepares a building for the arrival of hurricane Michael on October 9, 2018, in Port St. Joe, Florida.
Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

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