Friday, February 13, 2015

Maryland's Tax Free Weekend for Certain Energy Star Products

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From the MD Comptroller Website

Maryland's Tax Free Weekend for Certain Energy Star Products
Consumers will get a break from the state's 6 percent sales tax on qualifying Energy Star products from February 14-16, 2015. During Shop Maryland Energy weekend, the following Energy Star products are tax free:
  • Air conditioners
  • Washers and dryers
  • Furnaces
  • Heat pumps
  • Boilers
  • Solar water heaters (tax-exempt at all times now)
  • Standard size refrigerators
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Programmable thermostats
  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs
  • Light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs
Shop Maryland Energy weekend will occur in perpetuity (or until legislative amendment) from the Saturday immediately preceding the third Monday in February until the third Monday of February. Additionally, a tax free week on clothing and footwear priced $100 or less will occur every year during the second week of August.
From 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, February 14, through midnight on Monday, February 16, 2015, qualifying ENERGY STAR products will be exempt from Maryland’s six percent sales tax. A list of exempt and taxable items is available on the Comptroller’s Web site at, or by calling the Taxpayer Service Section at 410-260-7980 in Central Maryland or toll-free 1-800-MD TAXES from elsewhere.
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