Maryland – Give online sales tax revenue back to Marylanders

“For the first half of 2018, Maryland leaders were preoccupied with Amazon.com, assembling an $8.5 billion incentive package to attract the online giant’s second headquarters to the state. Maryland’s brick-and-mortar shops could be excused for feeling ignored. Then on June 21, the Continue reading Maryland – Give online sales tax revenue back to Marylanders

Maryland – Save It, Spend It Or Give It Back? Future Online Sales Tax Windfall Stirs Debate In Maryland

The Baltimore Sun by Michael Dresser June 22, 2018 A U.S. Supreme Court decision that could give Maryland $100 million or more in unexpected tax revenue is likely to present state elected officials with a welcome but difficult choice next Continue reading Maryland – Save It, Spend It Or Give It Back? Future Online Sales Tax Windfall Stirs Debate In Maryland

Maryland – Sales Tax Holiday August 13th – August 19th

SALT Report 3918 – Qualifying apparel and footwear $100 or less, per item, are exempt from the state sales tax. This year, the first $40 of a backpack or bookbag purchase is also tax-free. Accessory items, except for backpacks, are not Continue reading Maryland – Sales Tax Holiday August 13th – August 19th

Multi-State – Sales Tax Holidays For Back-To-School Shoppers in 2017

Kiplinger Kip Tips by Sarah Smith July 6, 2017 These 16 states offer sales tax breaks on everything from computers to paintbrushes this summer. Before you wander the aisles of your favorite department store to stock up on the new Continue reading Multi-State – Sales Tax Holidays For Back-To-School Shoppers in 2017

Maryland (Multistate) –US Supreme Court Rules Against Double Taxation in Maryland

Salt Report 3637 – In split decision the US Supreme Court rules 5 to 4 in favor of the taxpayer. Maryland imposes two income taxes, one at the state level and one at the county level. The issue revolved around Continue reading Maryland (Multistate) –US Supreme Court Rules Against Double Taxation in Maryland

Maryland – Tax Amnesty Bill

Salt Report 3605 – The Maryland legislature has passed a tax amnesty bill that is now waiting for the governor’s signature.  The amnesty will apply to income tax (corporate and individual), withholding tax, sales and use tax or admissions and Continue reading Maryland – Tax Amnesty Bill

Maryland – Amazon To Begin Collecting Sales Tax

SALT Report 3490 – Last year Amazon announced plans to open a 1 million square foot fulfillment center in Baltimore, creating over 1,000 full-time jobs for the city.  The fulfillment center also establishes a physical presence in the state which Continue reading Maryland – Amazon To Begin Collecting Sales Tax

Maryland – Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week August 10 through August 16, 2014

SALT Report 3428 – The second Sunday of August to the following Saturday is designated as Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week each year. The Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week for 2014 is Sunday, August 10 – Saturday, August 16. Additionally, there is Continue reading Maryland – Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week August 10 through August 16, 2014

Maryland – Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Baltimore

SALT Report 3144 – The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Secretary, Dominick Murray, announces new Amazon fulfillment center to be constructed by the end of 2015 in the old General Motors plant site.  One Million square foot facility, Continue reading Maryland – Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center in Baltimore

Maryland – Taxability of Propane Gas

SALT Report 2943 – The Maryland Comptroller amended its regulation regarding the sales and use tax exemption for natural and artificial gas, electricity, steam, oil, and coal to reflect that sales of propane gas in containers less than 60 pounds Continue reading Maryland – Taxability of Propane Gas