Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Shop Maryland Tax - Free Week

from comptroller.marylandtaxes.com:

Maryland Tax Free Week Logo




The second Sunday of August to the following Saturday is designated as Shop Maryland tax-free Week each year. That means qualifying apparel and footwear $100 or less, per item, are exempt from the state sales tax. Accessory items are not included. The Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week for 2014 is Sunday, August 10 - Saturday, August 16.

Additionally, there is a tax-free three-day weekend every February during which the state sales tax will not apply to the sale of any Energy Star Product listed below, or solar water heater.

Energy Star Product means an air conditioner, clothes washer or dryer, furnace, heat pump, standard size refrigerator, compact fluorescent light bulb, light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs, dehumidifier, or programmable thermostat that has been designated as meeting or exceeding the applicable Energy Star Efficiency requirements developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy.

CLICK HERE for Maryland Tax Free Week Facts

CLICK HERE for more information about Shop Maryland Tax Free Week.


from about.com:

Free Tax Free Tips:

1. Plan Ahead
Plan major purchases around your state's tax free weekend event. For example, if your state allows you to purchase school supplies, clothing, and shoes tax-free during the first weekend of August each year, use that time to purchase not just what you need right then, but what your children will need over the next several months.

2. Compare Prices
Use the sales circulars in your Sunday paper to compare prices on the items you wish to buy. In addition, visit the web sites of several stores where you usually shop. For example, if you tend to buy your kids' jeans at Old Navy or The Children's Place, visit their web sites during tax free week to find out which store is offering the better deal. Do the same for items such as school supplies, computers, and even sneakers.

3. Use Coupons to Take Advantage of Special Deals
Some states will not allow consumers to use coupons during a sales tax holiday. Visit your state's tax free weekend event web page to learn about the rules that apply in your area. Even if coupons are not permitted, though, pay attention to your local stores' advertisements for "Early Bird" shopping hours and special deals that can add to your savings during tax free weekend.

from blogger: Baltimore and Arundel County Experience:

4. Hotels offer free Gift Cards to area Malls - Free money to do some shopping AND enjoy a Staycation at the same time:

White Marsh Maryland


Fairfield Inn & Suites White Marsh

8477 Cordon Way, Baltimore, MD 21236

Enjoy free hot buffet breakfast and WiFi- Complimentary Shuttle to White Marsh and The Avenue Malls. Shopping Package includes Gift Card.

Click Here to make your reservations or call (410) 933-9797

Hampton Inn Baltimore White Marsh

8225 Town Center Dr.,  Baltimore,  MD  21236

Enjoy free hot buffet breakfast and WiFi- Complimentary Shuttle to White Marsh and The Avenue Malls. Shopping Package includes Gift Card.

Click Here to make your reservations or call (410) 931-2200

Hilton Garden Inn Baltimore White Marsh - 

5015 Campbell Blvd, Baltimore, MD 21236

Complimentary Shuttle to White Marsh and The Avenue Malls. Shopping Package includes Gift Card.

Click Here to make your reservations or call 410-427-0600

Residence Inn Baltimore White Marsh 

4980 Mercantile Road, Baltimore, MD 21236

Enjoy a suite, free hot buffet breakfast and WiFi. Complimentary Shuttle to White Marsh and The Avenue Malls. Shopping Package includes Gift Card. 

Click Here to make your reservations or call (410) 933-9554




Arundel Mills/Hanover Maryland

Hampton Inn & Suites Arundel Mills/Baltimore

 7027 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover MD 21076 

Enjoy free hot buffet breakfast and WiFi- Complimentary Shuttle to Arundel Mills Mall and Maryland LIVE! Casino. 

Click Here to make your reservations or call (410) 540-9225

Residence Inn Arundel Mills BWI Airport

7035 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover MD 21076 

Enjoy a Suite, free hot buffet breakfast and WiFi. Scheduled Evening Reception- Complimentary Shuttle to Arundel Mills Mall and Maryland LIVE! Casino. Arundel Mills Experience Package includes Discount Coupons to Arundel Mills Mall.

Click Here to make your reservation or call (410) 799-7332

SpringHill Suites Arundel Mills BWI Airport

7544 Teague Road, Hanover MD  21076 

Enjoy a Suite, free hot buffet breakfast and WiFi. Complimentary Shuttle to Arundel Mills Mall and Maryland LIVE! Casino. Arundel Mills Experience Package includes Discount Coupons to Arundel Mills Mall

Click Here to make your reservation or call (410) 799-7100


TownePlace Suites Arundel Mills BWI Airport

7021 Arundel Mills Circle (410) 379-9000 

Enjoy a Suite, free hot buffet breakfast and WiFi. Complimentary Shuttle to Arundel Mills Mall and Maryland LIVE! Casino. Arundel Mills Experience Package includes Discount Coupons to Arundel Mills Mall.

Click Here to make your reservations or call (410) 379-9000