Business booms for Ocala hardware store during the disaster preparedness sales tax holiday

It’s time to hit the hardware store and stock up, because hurricane season is upon us, and this is the week to do it.

The Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax holiday began in 2014.

This year, Gov. DeSantis extended the holiday to 10 days, so every Floridian has an opportunity to stock up.

In Marion County, the Toomey family has been in the hardware business for 40 years, and said the holiday is a big deal for their stores.

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May 30th, 2021|