Next Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday: August 26th-September 8th
Consumers can purchase qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from tax during the 2023 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. Passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis, the second sales tax holiday exemption period will begin Saturday, August 26th and extend through Friday, September 8th.
During the 2023 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, the following qualifying items related to disaster preparedness are exempt from sales tax:
The sales tax holiday does not apply to the rental or repair of any of the qualifying items. Additionally, the sales tax holiday does not apply to sales in a theme park, entertainment complex, public lodging establishment or airport.
For more information on implementing the sales tax holiday, please see the Department of Revenue's Taxpayer Information Publication on the 2023 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday or the 2023 Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday FAQs for Businesses.