It’s no sales taxes weekend on emergency and hurricane preparation supplies in Texas. The sales tax holiday starts at 12:01 a.m. Saturday April 28 and ends midnight, Monday, April 30th.
Here’s a list of some tax-exempt supplies:
Portable generators under $3,000
Hurricane shutters, emergency ladders under $300.
Tax-exempt supplies less than $75:
Batteries, non-electric can openers, carbon monoxide detectors, coolers, ice chests, fire extinguishers, first aid kits, gas containers, candles, battery-operated lanterns, flashlights, tarps, plastic sheeting, portable radios using batteries, tw0-way and weather radios, ground anchor systems, tie-down kits, hatchets and smoke detectors.
Consumers will have to pay sales taxes for these items:
Batteries for vehicles and boats, camping stoves, camping supplies, chain saws, plywood, extension ladders, step ladders, tents, repair and replacement parts.
Delivery and service charges related to the emergency/hurricane preparation item and included in the total price of the item.
For more information, call 800-252-5555 or click on link below: