Maryland Tax-Free Week, August 14-20, 2022

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Maryland Tax-Free Week, August 14-20, 2022

 

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Marylanders will save the six percent sales tax on qualifying clothing and footwear priced $100 or less and the first $40 of a backpack or book bag.

A complete list of the exempt and taxable items is available on the Comptroller’s Website at www.marylandtaxes.gov or by calling the Taxpayer Service section at 410-260-7980 in Central Maryland. Marylanders can also call toll-free 1-800-MD TAXES.

Not everything is tax-free. There are exempt items and a list of taxable items. Check out the Maryland Comptroller’s webpage and the frequently asked questions section to determine what items qualify for the tax-free week.

Some tax-free clothing and footwear examples include sweaters, shirts, slacks, jeans, dresses, robes, underwear, belts, shoes, and boots priced at $100 or less. However, protective items not used for daily wear, such as football pads, are not exempt.

 

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Roy Kelley, Retired, Former Associate Broker, RE/MAX Realty Group

Gaithersburg, Maryland  

Comments (9)

Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Roy... we just had our tax free weekend last week... such a great thing for families, especially in today's economic environment.

Aug 10, 2022 04:15 AM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Roy - I took full advantage of Florida's tax free week last week.

Aug 10, 2022 06:53 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Roy, These tax-free weeks are great especially this time of year right before school starting!

Aug 10, 2022 07:27 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

A whole week tax free.  How wonderful.  I suspect many folks in Maryland will take advantage of that.

Aug 10, 2022 08:14 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much for your comments. It is always good to hear from you.

Aug 15, 2022 05:31 AM