sales tax

August 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Tax Free Week in Maryland Begins: Here’s What Qualifies

Sunday kicked off Maryland’s Tax Free Week and certain items are exempt from the state sales tax. Apparel and footwear $100 or less, per item, are not subject to Maryland’s six-percent sales tax, according to a news release. For the first time this year, the first $40 of a backpack or bookbag purchase is also […]

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May 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Transportation Issues Dominate Berliner’s News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters on Monday morning for his weekly briefing about local issues and the Council’s upcoming agenda. “Today is the first day of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, it is the month of May, and tomorrow we will be having a special session that really recognizes how […]

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August 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Maryland Comptroller Promotes Tax-Free Week in Takoma Park (VIDEO)

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is promoting Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week, which takes place from Aug. 14 – 20. During Tax-Free Week, qualifying clothing and footwear priced less than $100 or less, per item, will be exempt from Maryland’s six percent sales tax. On Thursday, Franchot visited Amano, a woman’s apparel store in Takoma Park, to […]

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