Puerto Rico Establishes Hurricane Season Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Bradley Feimer
May 13, 2022

5/12/2022

Puerto Rico recently approved H.R. Bill 478 (2021) establishing a new sales tax holiday for hurricane preparedness. This new holiday will occur every year during the last Friday, Saturday and Sunday of May. Items such as batteries, water, nonperishable food, storm preparedness supplies, and certain emergency supplies will be exempt during the holiday period. The sales tax holiday’s first occurrence is May 27-29, 2022.

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Bradley Feimer

Bradley Feimer is Regulatory Counsel at Sovos. Within Sovos’s Regulatory Analysis function, Bradley focuses on domestic sales tax, international Value Added Tax, and Global Sales Tax. Bradley received a B.A. in English from The Ohio State University and J.D. at Suffolk University Law School. Bradley is a member of the Massachusetts Bar.
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