Tax-Free Holiday Weekend for Purchasing Emergency Supplies April 22-24
It’s that time of year again, to start thinking about emergency preparedness. Did you know that hurricane season starts June 1? Knowing how important emergency preparedness is, we invite you to evaluate your emergency supplies and possibly take advantage of the upcoming tax-free holiday weekend.
On April 22-24, an assortment of emergency supply items will be eligible for purchase, tax-free! Also, there is also no limit to the number of qualifying items you can purchase. Please refer to the list below for assistance:
Less than $3,000:
Less than $300:
Less than $75
Supplies that do not qualify for tax exemption:
Delivery and shipping charges:
During the holiday weekend, when buying the emergency supply items online additional charges are considered part of the sales tax (such as delivery, shipping, etc). This means if you exceed the allowed limit, you will be charged tax on the entirety of your purchase.
For more information, check out the Texas Comptroller's website.