Emergency Supply Sales Tax Holiday
Get for for emergencies during the 2016 Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday this Saturday, April 23rd, through Monday, April 25th at Midnight.
There's no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase, and you do not need to have an exemption certificate to claim the exemption.
These emergency preparation supplies qualify for tax exemption if purchased for a price:
Less than $3,000.00
Less than $300.00
Less than $75.00
Batteries, single or multipack (AAA cell, AA cell, C cell, D cell, 6 or 9 volt)
First Aid Kits
Ground Anchor Systems & Tie Down Kits
Mobile phone batteries and chargers
Nonelectric coolers & ice chests for food storage
Nonelectric can openers
Portable self-powered radios, including two-way & weather band radios
Reusable & artificial ice products
Smoke detectors, fire extinguishers and carbon monoxide detectors
Tarps & other plastic sheeting
Supplies that Do Not Qualify for tax exemption:
Batteries for automobiles, boats and other motorized vehicles
Repair or replacement parts for emergency preparation supplies
Services performed on, or related to, emergency preparation supplies
Delivery, shipping, handling and transportation charges are a part of the sales price.
For more information go to comptroller.texas.gov/taxhelp or call 1-800-252-5555.