Virgainia Department of Emergency ManagementThis is Hurricane Preparedness Week in Virginia, one in which many items that would be helpful in coping with a severe storm’s effects are tax-free in the state. State officials urge you to be prepared for hurricane season, which starts next Sunday and runs through November. David Watson with the Virginia Department of Emergency Management says this week’s tax-free holiday is a good time to get ready:

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Click here for full information, including the full list of items you can buy this week tax-free in Virginia.