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Hurricane tax free shopping event happens this weekend

Posted: Updated: May 24, 2013 05:15 AM
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

With hurricane season less than two weeks away, this weekend will be the best time to get prepared.

This Saturday and Sunday, shoppers can take advantage of the Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday and save a little money while stocking up on supplies.

Shoppers picking up things like portable generators, flashlights and batteries will not have to pay the state's four-percent sales tax.

Click here for a list of eligible purchases

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