BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - From Feb. 21 through 23rd, Alabama shoppers can stock up tax-free on items needed to prepare for a weather emergency or natural disaster.
During the weekend-long Alabama Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday, Alabama’s 4 percent state sales tax does not apply to common weather-related supplies costing less than $60, as well as generators costing $1,000 or less, according to alabamaretail.org.
Some cities and counties will also be waving their local tax. Bessemer, Pelham and Shelby Co. are participating in the tax-free weekend, while Birmingham and Chilton Co. are not. Jefferson County will only be waving it’s 1% sales and use tax.
For a full list of participating areas, visit revenue.alabama.gov.