The Department has released Guidelines for the upcoming Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday.
The holiday is a recurring, seven-day event beginning each year on May 25 and ending on May 31. During the holiday, portable generators with a selling price of $1,000 or less per item, and other hurricane preparedness items, including, for example, batteries, bottled water, flashlights, and weather band radios with a sales price of $60 or less per item may be purchased exempt of the Retail Sales and Use Tax.
The full text of the Guidelines is available in the Laws, Rules, and Decisions section of the Department's website as PD 13-71 or available on the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall here. Additional information may be found at: