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Maryland Sales Tax Holiday Aug 8 - 14

Starting in 2010, the second Sunday of August to the following Saturday are designated as Shop Maryland Week. That means qualifying apparel and footwear $100 or less are exempt from the Maryland 6% sales tax. This year, Shop Maryland Week is August 8-14. Accessory items are not included.

Additionally, beginning in calendar year 2011, there will be a tax –free three day weekend during which the sales and use tax will not apply to the sale of any Energy Star Product listed below, or solar water heater. This tax-free weekend will occur the weekend of February 19, 2011, through February 21, 2011.

Energy Star Product means an air conditioner, clothes washer or dryer, furnace, heat pump, standard size refrigerator, compact fluorescent light bulb, dehumidifier, or programmable thermostat that has been designated as meeting or exceeding the applicable Energy Star Efficiency requirements developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.


Information About:
Exempt vs. Taxable Purchases
Maryland Sales and Use Tax Bulletin
Tax-Free-Week FAQ
Sellers' Privilege
For more information:
Call (800) MD-TAXES or (410) 260-7980 from central Maryland, or e-mailshopmaryland@comp.state.md.us.

source: www.comp.state.md.us/shopmd/default.asp