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Maryland’s tax-free week returns this month

Ashton Horne



From August 14 through August 20, qualified clothes and footwear costing $100 or less will be exempt from the state’s 6% sales tax. Furthermore, the first $40 of any backpack purchase will be tax-free.

The campaign isn’t limited to back-to-school shopping; anyone can take advantage of the deals.

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot encourages buyers to take advantage of the discounts, which will help shops;


 “Whether you’re looking to freshen up your wardrobe for the cooler months ahead or need to get your kids the latest styles for the new school year, this end-of-summer tradition is a great time to shop, save and support Maryland businesses.” 

Click here for more information on the tax-free week.



Ashton Horne is an upcoming writer who currently resides in Harford County. He currently interns for TheDMVDaily as a journalist.

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