Tax-Free Week in Maryland Is Aug. 11-17 - NBC4 Washington

Tax-Free Week in Maryland Is Aug. 11-17

Qualifying school supplies, clothing and emergency equipment are tax-free in Maryland through Aug. 17



    It's Tax-Free Week in Maryland Through Aug. 17

    Maryland shoppers won't have to pay taxes on qualifying items, school supplies and emergency preparedness equipment, through Aug. 17. (Published Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019)

    Shoppers in Maryland won't have to pay sales taxes on certain items for a limited time.

    The state's tax-free week is set for the week of Aug. 11-17, when you won't be charged sales tax on qualifying items.

    Most notably, you won't have to pay sales tax on clothing and footwear that costs $100 or less per item. In addition, the first $40 of a backpack or bookbag will also be tax-free. 

    Find a list of Maryland's taxable and exempt items online here, and an FAQ on tax-free week in the state online here.

    If you're looking for a similar event in Virginia, we're sorry to tell you that it already passed.

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