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This year, the sales tax holiday begins Friday, May 29, 2020, and extends through Thursday, June 4, 2020. It’s a time to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season without paying sales tax on select items:

Qualifying Items
Selling for $10 or less:
Reusable ice (reusable ice packs)

Selling for $20 or less:
Any portable, self-powered light source
(powered by battery, solar, hand-crank, or gas):
Candles, Flashlights, Lanterns

Selling for $25 or less:
Any gas or diesel fuel container, including LP
gas and kerosene containers

Selling for $30 or less:
Batteries, including rechargeable batteries
(excluding automobile and
boat batteries):
Coolers and ice chests (food-storage;

Selling for $50 or less:
• Bungee cords
• Ground anchor systems
• Radios (powered by battery, solar, or handcrank)
• Ratchet straps
• Tarpaulins (tarps)
• Tie-down kits
• Visqueen, plastic sheeting, plastic drop
cloths, and other flexible waterproof sheeting

Selling for $750 or less:
Portable generators used to provide light or
communications, or to preserve food in the event
of a power outage



Like most people in this town, Joe Winner hails from the Midwest. Ohio. When not on the air, you’ll find Joe all over town supporting community events and various charities and handing out fun stuff to all the people. Joe’s on-air features include “Joe’s Meals On Wheels” serving up free lunch, and “Intermission” where the listeners have to name the correct movie of the day to win fantastic prizes.