MULTI STATE – New Laws Go Into Effect In DC, Maryland On Oct. 1

New D.C. and Maryland laws that go into effect on Tuesday, Oct. 1 may affect your wallet, your workplace and even your decision to donate an organ. Most Virginia laws are phased in each year on July 1 — but Continue reading MULTI STATE – New Laws Go Into Effect In DC, Maryland On Oct. 1

MARYLAND – 2019 Revenues Higher Than Expected, But Outlook Is Somber

Mixed economic indicators have Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) warning about future state budgets – even as he announced Wednesday that last year’s revenue came in slightly higher than anticipated once all the accounting was finished. Revenue in fiscal year Continue reading MARYLAND – 2019 Revenues Higher Than Expected, But Outlook Is Somber

Maryland – “SB533” Short-Term Rental Sites Are To Collect Maryland Sales And Use Tax

“Senate Bill 533”, would require short-term rental sites to collect the 6% Maryland sales and use tax at the time of booking and remit the fees to the state. Hotel owners have a 6% price disadvantage until this bill is Continue reading Maryland – “SB533” Short-Term Rental Sites Are To Collect Maryland Sales And Use Tax

Multi-State – State Of Wayfair: Indiana Settles, Maryland Adopts Emergency Rule

The way is clear in Indiana. Remote sellers struck a deal with state regulators allowing for enforcement of the state’s 7 percent sales tax on online transactions starting in October. Indiana’s law has the same thresholds—$100,000 in annual in-state sales or Continue reading Multi-State – State Of Wayfair: Indiana Settles, Maryland Adopts Emergency Rule

Maryland – Maryland’s tax-free shopping week is here. Here’s what you need to know

“The first day of school is getting close. On Delmarva, residents can drive over to Delaware for some tax-free shopping 51 weeks out of the year. But from Aug. 12-18, the state of Maryland evens the playing field with “The Shop Maryland Continue reading Maryland – Maryland’s tax-free shopping week is here. Here’s what you need to know

Maryland – Response to Wayfair v. South Dakota

Tax Alert Regarding the United States Supreme Court Decision South Dakota v. Wayfair On June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court delivered its opinion in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., et al. The opinion overturned the Supreme Court’s holding Continue reading Maryland – Response to Wayfair v. South Dakota

Maryland – Sales Tax Holiday August 12th – August 18th

Shop Maryland Tax-free Week The second Sunday of August to the following Saturday is designated as Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week each year. That means qualifying apparel and footwear $100 or less, per item, are exempt from the state sales tax. Continue reading Maryland – Sales Tax Holiday August 12th – August 18th

Maryland – Sales Tax Holiday – August 12th – August 18th

Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week The second Sunday of August to the following Saturday is designated as Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week each year. That means qualifying apparel and footwear $100 or less, per item, are exempt from the state sales tax. Continue reading Maryland – Sales Tax Holiday – August 12th – August 18th

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