Disaster Preparedness
2019 Sales Tax Holiday

$10 or less
  • Ice Packs - reusable

$20 or less

Any portable, self-powered light source:
  • flashlights
  • lanterns
  • candles

$25 or less
  • Any gas or diesel fuel container, including LP gas and kerosene containers

$30 or less
Batteries, including rechargeable batteries, listed sizes only (excluding automobile and boat batteries):
  • AA and AAA
  • C-cell
  • D-cell
  • 6-volt
  • 9-volt
  • Coolers and ice chests (food-storage, non-electrical)
$50 or less
  • Tarpaulins (tarps)
  • Visqueen, plastic sheeting, plastic drop cloths, and other flexible waterproof sheeting
  • Ground anchor systems
  • Tie-down kits
  • Bungee cords
  • Ratchet straps
  • Radios (powered by battery, solar or hand crank)
  • Two-way Radios
  • Weather-band Radios

$750 or less
  • Portable generators use to provide light or communications, or to preserve food in the event of a power outage.
Always Exempt
  • Bottled water (unflavored, uncarbonated)
  • Canned foods, including meats, vegetables, fruits, peanut butter, and other non-perishable items
  • First-aid kits
  • Prescription and non-prescription medications (all RX and most over the counter are exempt)
  • Baby food and formulas