Alabama severe weather tax holiday http://apr.org en Severe Weather Sales Tax Holiday Upcoming http://apr.org/post/severe-weather-sales-tax-holiday-upcoming <p></p><p>Alabamians wanting to stock up on supplies for the next round of bad weather have a tax-free shopping weekend coming up.</p><p>The state is waiving its sales tax and more than 200 cities and counties are waiving their local sales taxes from Friday, Feb. 21 through Sunday, Feb. 23 for severe weather preparedness supplies. That includes flashlights, first-aid kits, battery-powered or hand-cranked radios, plastic sheeting, batteries, duct tape, plywood, fire extinguishers, window film and coolers.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 21:59:11 +0000 The Associated Press 46757 at http://apr.org Severe Weather Sales Tax Holiday Upcoming Ala. Bad Weather Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend http://apr.org/post/ala-bad-weather-sales-tax-holiday-weekend-0 <p>Alabama residents buying supplies they need to make it through times of severe weather will not have to pay sales tax for certain items this weekend.</p><div><p>Gov. Robert Bentley said Wednesday people need to take advantage of the break from Alabama's sales tax to stock up on supplies such as battery-powered radios, weather radios, first aid kits, portable generators and plywood.</p><p>The holiday from sales tax will begin at 12:01 a.m. Friday and will run through the end of the day on Sunday.</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 14:59:02 +0000 The Associated Press 25369 at http://apr.org Ala. Bad Weather Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend Alabama Preps for Severe Weather Preparedness http://apr.org/post/alabama-preps-severe-weather-preparedness <DIV> <P>Alabama's second annual Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday will be the weekend of Feb. 22-24.</P> <P>The state Revenue Department says the state will waive its 4 percent sales tax on items used to prepare homes and businesses for hurricanes and tornadoes. Some cities and counties will do the same.</P> <P>Items covered by the sales tax holiday include batteries, battery-powered radios, flashlights, tarpaulins, duct tape, plywood, self-contained first aid kits and fuel containers costing up to $60 per item. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 13:40:55 +0000 The Associated Press 22930 at http://apr.org Alabama Preps for Severe Weather Preparedness