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Sales and Use Tax - Tax-Free Periods - University and College Textbooks

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Delegate Long


In the House - Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Designating, beginning in calendar year 2016, the last 7 days of August through the first 7 days of September of each year to be tax-free periods during which an exemption from the sales and use tax is provided for the sale of specified textbooks purchased by specified individuals; designating, beginning in calendar year 2017, an additional tax-free period during the last 14 days of January for return-to-school textbook shopping in Maryland; and defining a specified term.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Long, Afzali, Anderton, Arentz, Aumann, D. Barnes, Cassilly, Cluster, Ebersole, Fennell, Ghrist, Grammer, S. Howard, Kipke, Kittleman, Luedtke, Malone, McComas, McConkey, Metzgar, W. Miller, Morgan, Rose, Saab, Tarlau, Vogt, and West
Additional Facts:Introduced in a prior session as: HB0875 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2016
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Taxes - Sales and Use
Narrow Subject(s):Community Colleges
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Sales and Use Tax
State Universities and Colleges
Statutes:Article - Tax - General

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