Mark your Calendar for Tax Free Weekend

Mark your Calendar for Tax Free Weekend

Mark your calendars! With hurricane season around the corner, now is the time to prepare your emergency supplies. April 22-24, 2017 is the 2017 Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday1.

Some emergency preparation supplies may qualify for a sales tax exemption such as:

Less than $3,000

  • Portable generators

Less than $300

  • Emergency ladders
  • Hurricane shutters

Less than $75

  • Batteries, single or multipack (AAA, AA, C, D, 6 volt or 9 volt)
  • Light sources: flashlights, lanterns, candles, etc.
  • Smoke detectors
  • Carbon monoxide detectors
  • Radios
  • And more

To see the full list of emergency preparation supplies, and to see the supplies that do not qualify for tax exemption, please visit the Texas Comptroller site.

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1. “Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday,” Texas Comptroller, accessed on April 20, 2017,



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