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

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

won’t have to pay taxes on qualifying items, school supplies and emergency preparedness equipment, through Aug. 17.

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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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