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Old 04-15-2016, 07:09 AM
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Default Sales Tax Holiday for Texas Preppers.

http://comptroller.texas.gov/taxinfo...tx98_1017.html

Emergency Preparation Supplies
Sales Tax Holiday

April 23 – 25, 2016

You can purchase certain emergency preparation supplies tax free during the 2016 Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase, and you do not need to issue an exemption certificate to claim the exemption.
This year’s holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, and ends at midnight on Monday, April 25.
These emergency preparation supplies qualify for tax exemption if purchased for a price:
Less than $3000
Portable generators
Less than $300
Hurricane shutters
Emergency ladders
Less than $75
Batteries, single or multipack (AAA cell, AA cell, C cell, D cell, 6 volt or 9 volt)
First aid kits
Fuel containers
Ground anchor systems and tie-down kits
Hatchets
Axes
Mobile telephone batteries and mobile telephone chargers
Nonelectric coolers and ice chests for food storage
Nonelectric can openers
Portable self-powered light sources (hand cranked flashlights)
Portable self-powered radios, including two-way and weather band radios
Reusable and artificial ice products
Smoke detectors, fire extinguishers and carbon monoxide detectors
Tarps and other plastic sheeting
These supplies do not qualify for tax exemption:
Batteries for automobiles, boats and other motorized vehicles
Camping stoves
Camping supplies
Chainsaws
Plywood
Extension ladders
Stepladders
Tents
Repair or replacement parts for emergency preparation supplies
Services performed on, or related to, emergency preparation supplies
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Old 04-15-2016, 10:38 AM
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I saw this on an unrelated forum. Most of the comments were about zombies.

It made me realize that this newer generation really has no clue. Prepping even at the most basic level is a joke to them.

I think its great that your state does this - if nothing else to promote awareness of the importance of this.
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