Hurricane-prep sales tax break starts Monday in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginians who want to stock up on batteries, bottled water and other supplies for the hurricane season will get a tax break starting Monday.

A sales tax holiday will spare residents state and local levies for items priced at $60 or less, and bigger-ticket items such as generators priced at $1,000 or less. The tax holiday runs through May 31.

For a full list of products eligible for the sales-tax break, go to http://www.tax.virginia.gov .

The Atlantic hurricane season officially starts June 1 and ends Nov. 30.

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