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Old 04-12-2007, 03:58 PM
 
Location: Living in Paradise
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Save money and purchase what you need....

The Florida Senate approved the tax break in a 40-0 vote Thursday morning and sent the bill, previously approved by the House in a 114-0 vote, to Gov. Charlie Crist. Crist is expected to sign the measure into law.



What can you purchase:
* Portable, self-powered lights valued $20 or less.
* Portable self-powered radio, two-way radio or weatherband radio selling for $75 or less.
* Tarpaulin or other flexible waterproof sheeting selling for $50 or less.
* Tie-down kid or ground anchor system selling for $50 or less.
* Gas or diesel fuel tank selling for $25 or less.
* AAA-cell, AA-cell, C-cell, D-cell, 6-volt or 9-volt batteries selling for $30 or less.
* Cell phone battery selling for $60 or less; cell phone charger selling for $40 or less.
* Food storage cooler (non-electric) selling for $30 or less.
* Portable generator used to provide light or communications or preserve food in event of a power outage selling for $1,000 or less.
* Storm shutter device selling for $200 or less.
* Carbon monoxide detector selling for $75 or less.
* Re-usable ice selling for $10 or less.
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Old 05-05-2007, 11:56 AM
 
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Now why didn't I see this before? This is a great idea. I won't be down there in time to take advantage, but hopefully it will be in place for next year.
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Old 05-05-2007, 12:22 PM
 
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Last year during the tax holiday, we were told that AAA batteries were NOT tax exempt. No big deal though. Usually most flashlights runoff D cells.
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Old 05-09-2007, 03:46 PM
 
Location: Living in Paradise
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They might have to move the tax -free hurricane sale....
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Old 05-09-2007, 04:00 PM
 
Location: Miami
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How about grills?
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Old 05-09-2007, 04:03 PM
 
Location: Living in Paradise
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Originally Posted by doggiebus View Post
How about grills?
Visit: http://www.floridadisaster.org/cps/2007/TIP%2007A01-04_043007.pdf (broken link)
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