Tax-free hurricane prep purchases ends Saturday night

What you can get tax free

wtopstaff | November 15, 2014 6:39 am

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WASHINGTON — Virginians who still want to stock up on batteries, bottled water and other supplies for the hurricane season and get a tax break have only a few more hours to do it.

A sales tax holiday has been going on all week in Virginia for items that also include flashlights, first-aid kits, and bigger-ticket items such as generators priced at $1,000 or less. But it ends today, Saturday, at midnight.

For a full list of products eligible for the sales-tax break, go to

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