Tax Free Shopping Begins Friday
This Friday, May 29th through Thursday, June 4th you will not be charge sales tax on your purchase of hurricane supplies.
From May 29 - June 4 the following items are exempt from sales tax:
Selling for $10 or less:
Reusable ice (reusable ice packs)
Selling for $20 or less:
Any portable self-powered light source (powered by battery, solar, hand-crank or gas)
Selling for $25 or less:
Any gas or diesel fuel container, including LP gas and kerosene containers
Selling for $30 or less:
Batteries, including rechargeable batteries, only these sizes:
Coolers and ice chests (food storage; nonelectrical)
Selling for $50 or less:
Ground anchor systems
Radios (powered by battery, solar or hand-crank)
Visqueen, plastic sheeting, plastic drop cloths and other flexible waterproof sheeting
Selling for $750 or less:
Portable generators used to provide light or communications or to preserve food in the event of a power outage
The sales tax exemption does not apply to the rental or repair or any qualifying items. It also does not apply to sales in a theme park, entertainment complex, public lodging establishment or airport.
If qualifying items are sold in a set with non-qualifying items, the price of the set will be subject to sales tax.
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Mount Dora City Council Member At-Large