Storm-prep supplies tax free this weekendStorm-prep supplies tax free this weekendhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=199612018-04-27T05:00:00Z2018-04-27T16:00:00Z

​​​AUSTIN – To prepare for hurricane season, Texans can purchase certain emergency preparation items tax free April 28–30.

There's no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase. These include:

  • batteries, fuel containers, and flashlights priced under $75;
  • hurricane shutters and emergency ladders under $300; and
  • portable generators priced under $3,000.

Purchases that do not qualify include:

  • batteries for automobiles, boats, and other motorized vehicles;
  • camping stoves and camping supplies;
  • chainsaws;
  • plywood;
  • extension ladders and stepladders; and
  • tents.
Click here for a list of supplies that can be purchased tax free.
Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
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