MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Time is running out if you planned to save money when stocking up on hurricane supplies for this year.

Today, June 6th is the last day to take advantage of a sales tax holiday on disaster preparedness supplies which began last Friday.

Items such as batteries, flashlights, and generators are exempt from sales tax.

Other items free of tax include:

– Portable self-powered radios
– Tarps or waterproof sheets
– Gas or diesel fuel tanks
– AA, AAA, C, D, 6-volt or 9- volt batteries
– Non-electric coolers
– Reusable ice packs

The disaster-preparation holiday is projected to save shoppers $5.5 million in state and local taxes.

More information and a full list of qualifying items can be found here


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