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2017 Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

The City of Camden voted to participate in Alabama’s sixth annual Severe Weather Preparedness Holiday, beginning Friday, February 24 through Sunday, February 26, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain severe weather preparedness item free of state and local sales tax.
Covered items – $60 or less, per item:
• Batteries: AAA, AA, C, D, 6-volt and 9-volt
• Cellular phone battery
• Cellular phone charger
• Portable self-powered or battery-powered radio, two-way radio, weather band radio or NOAA weather radio
• Portable self-powered light source, including battery-powered flashlights, lanterns, or emergency glow sticks
• Tarpaulin
• Plastic sheeting
• Plastic drop cloths
• Other flexible, waterproof sheeting
• Ground anchor system, such as bungee cords or rope, or tie-down kit
• Duct tape
• Plywood, window film or other materials specifically designed to protect window coverings
• Non-electric food storage cooler or water storage container
• Non-electric can opener
• Artificial ice
• Blue ice
• Ice packs
• Reusable ice
• Self-contained first aid kit
• Fire extinguisher
• Smoke detector
• Carbon monoxide detector
• Gas or Diesel fuel tank or container
TAXABLE : Coin batteries; Automobile and boat batteries
A single purchase with a sales price of $1000 or Less
• Any portable generator and power cords – used to provide light or communications or preserve food in the event of a power outage

Feb-24-17 - Feb-26-17 All day