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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Hurricane season is here; prepare for it and other natural disasters here

Satellite image of a giant hurricane seen from space

2023 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Consumers can purchase qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from tax during the 2023 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. Passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis, the sales tax holiday began May 27 and ended June 9. A second exemption period will begin Aug. 26 and extend through Sept. 8.

Have questions? The 2023 Florida Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday FAQs for Consumers might help.

My Safe Florida Home Program

This program was enacted by the Florida Legislature to help single-family homeowners protect their homes against hurricanes and save money doing it!

Homeowner's Handbook to Prepare for Natural Disasters

Designed specifically for homeowners, this 133-page handbook courtesy of NOAA is a critical resources for anyone wanting to reduce the risks to both their family and property from the threats of natural hazards. It covers basic information on emergency preparedness, evacuation planning, flood and wind insurance, and steps to take to protect your property.

Emergency Preparedness Apps

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