Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week Returns!


Beginning 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, August 12 through midnight on Saturday, August 18, Marylanders making qualifying purchases will not have to pay the state’s 6% sales tax. 


During Shop Maryland,each qualifying clothing and footwear item priced $100 or less will be exempt from Maryland’s 6% sales tax including sweaters, shirts, slacks, jeans, dresses, robes, underwear, belts, shoes and boots.  Accessory items such as jewelry, watches, watchbands, handbags, handkerchiefs, umbrellas, scarves, ties, headbands and belt buckles do not qualify for the tax exemption.


A list of exempt and taxable items is available on the Comptroller of Maryland’s website –