Alabama shoppers in need of supplies commonly used for severe weather preparations can stock up tax-free this weekend.
The 2021 Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. Friday and runs through midnight Sunday.
This applies to items less than $60.
You can see a full list of eligible items below, but some examples from the Alabama Retail Association are:
- Flashlights, lanterns
- Battery-powered or hand-crank radio
- First-aid kits
- Cell phone charger
- Two-way radios
- Manual can openers
- Tarps and plastic sheeting
- Duct tape
- Fire extinguishers
- Tie-down kits, bungee cords or rope
- Coolers, ice packs, plywood, window film and smoke/fire/carbon monoxide detectors. Portable generators and power cords costing $1,000 or less are also tax-free.
Click HERE to ensure your city and county are taking part in the holiday.