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Franchot Encourages Residents to Utilize Tax-Free Week

August 6th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Comptroller Peter Franchot announced that Maryland Tax-Free week returns Aug. 8-14. During the week, clothing and footwear $100 or less will be exempt from the state’s six percent sales tax. Additionally, the first $40 of any backpack purchase will also be tax-free. Although it is largely viewed as a “back to school” event- Franchot tells WCBC News that everyone can participate- even those from neighboring states…