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 – 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

Maryland – Energy Equipment Regulation

SALT Report 2942 – The Maryland Comptroller adopted a new regulation to provide additional guidance for the geothermal, residential wind energy, and solar energy equipment sales and use tax exemption. The exemption applies to sales of equipment and other materials Continue reading Maryland – Energy Equipment Regulation

Maryland – Recordkeeping Regulation Amended

SALT Report 2844 – The Maryland Comptroller amended a sales and use tax regulation to provide that a vendor who assumes or absorbs all or part of the sales and use tax on a retail sale must maintain records that Continue reading Maryland – Recordkeeping Regulation Amended

Maryland – Medical Equipment Regulation Amended

SALT Report 2833 – The Maryland Comptroller recently amended its sales and use tax regulation for medical equipment to provide that the definition of medical equipment now includes heart monitors and stairlifts, unless installed so that they become part of the real Continue reading Maryland – Medical Equipment Regulation Amended

Maryland – Sales by Parent-Teacher Organizations Exempt

SALT Report 2509 – The state of Maryland enacted legislation that provides an exemption  from sales and use tax, the items sold by parent-teacher organizations or any other organization within an elementary or secondary school or school system if: The Continue reading Maryland – Sales by Parent-Teacher Organizations Exempt