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Harris County

Officials Encourage To Buy Supplies During Emergency Preparation Sales Tax Holiday

The holiday ends at midnight on Monday, April 30, and products that can be useful during natural disasters qualify for the savings

The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management is encouraging residents to take advantage of the Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday, which ends at midnight on Monday, April 30.
The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management is encouraging residents to take advantage of the Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday, which ends at midnight on Monday, April 30.

The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management is encouraging residents to take advantage of the Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday, which ends at midnight on Monday, April 30.

According to county officials, there is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase and you do not need an exemption certificate.

“As we continue to recover from Hurricane Harvey, this emergency supplies tax holiday is a reminder to stock up on items needed to be ready for the upcoming hurricane season,” Harris County Judge Ed Emmett noted in a news release.

Portable generators, emergency ladders, axes, fire extinguishers and first aid kits are some of the products that qualify for the savings.

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