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February 20, 2014

2014 Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Shoppers will have the opportunity to purchase certain severe weather preparedness items free of state sales tax. Local sales tax may apply.

For more information, contact us 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., CST Monday through Friday

334-242-1490 or 866-576-6531 COVERED ITEMS - $60 or Less, per ITEM

Following items are EXEMPT:
• AAA-cell batteries

AA-cell batteries

C-cell batteries

D-cell batteries

6-volt batteries

9-volt batteries

• Cellular phone battery

• Cellular phone charger

• Portable self-powered or battery-powered radio, two-way radio, weatherband radio or NOAA weather radio

• Portable self-powered light source, including battery-powered flashlights, lanterns, or emergency glow sticks

• Tarpaulin

• Plastic sheeting

• Plastic drop cloths

• Other flexible, waterproof sheeting

• Ground anchor system, such as bungee cords or rope, or tie-down kit

• Duct tape

• Plywood, window film or other materials specifically designed to protect window coverings

• Non-electric food storage cooler or water storage container

• Non-electric can opener

• Artificial ice

• Blue ice

• Ice packs

• Reusable ice

• Self-contained first aid kit

• Fire extinguisher

• Smoke detector

• Carbon monoxide detector

• Gas or Diesel fuel tank or container

• Coin batteries

• Automobile and boat batteries

>Single purchase with a sales price of $1000 or Less
>Any portable generator and power cords – used to provide light or communications or preserve food in the event of a power outage.

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