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Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

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Stock up on emergency supplies during the last week of May (25-31), and pay no sales tax for items you can use, including:

  • Batteries
  • Flashlights
  • Smoke detectors
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Bottled water
  • Battery-powered radios
  • Weather radios
  • First aid kits

Also sales-tax free: portable generators and inverters less than $1,000.

For the entire list of tax-exempt items and price caps, go to http://www.tax.virginia.gov.

posted 05.23.2009

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