Severe Weather Preparedness Tax Free Weekend Starts Friday, February 24th

The Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday starts Friday, February 24, 2023. This event gives citizens an opportunity to purchase certain severe weather preparedness supplies free of state sales or use tax (local sales and use tax may apply). The Elmore County Commission unanimously passed Resolution 10-22-2012 to annually participate in the Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday.  The holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. (CST) on Friday February 24, 2023 and ends at midnight on Sunday, February 26, 2023.

Some of the tax-free items are common supplies costing less than $60 that can be used to prepare for a natural disaster or other emergencies. To see a complete list of tax free items click here.  To view a list of participating local governments, or see additional sales tax holiday information, go to