“As the past several years have shown us, weather can be unpredictable in Texas,” said Governor Abbott. “Early preparation plays a very important role in helping Texas families to protect themselves in the event of a disaster. As Governor, my number one priority is to keep the people of Texas safe, and I encourage all Texans to take advantage of this tax-free holiday.”
Items that qualify for the exemption include certain portable generators, hurricane shutters, ladders, batteries, fuel containers, radios, batteries, light sources, fire extinguishers and first aid kits.
A full list of emergency preparation supplies can be found on Comptroller’s website.