Sales Tax Holiday for Emergency Supplies, April 28-30
Don't forget to take advantage of the sales tax holiday!
(AUSTIN) ‚ÄĒWith the potential for severe weather approaching this spring, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds Texans they can purchase certain items tax-free during the state‚Äôs sales tax holiday for emergency preparation supplies, fromApril 28 to April 30.
‚ÄúThe severe weather we had last year ‚ÄĒ particularly Hurricane Harvey ‚ÄĒ was a stark reminder that Texans should be prepared for emergencies at all times,‚ÄĚ Hegar said. ‚ÄúThis tax holiday allows people to save money while ensuring they have the supplies they need before an emergency situation occurs.‚ÄĚ
There's no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase. These include:
batteries, fuel containers and flashlights priced at less than $75;
hurricane shutters and emergency ladders priced at less than $300; and
portable generators priced at less than $3,000.
Purchases that donotqualify include:
batteries for automobiles, boats and other motorized vehicles;