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

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Senator Bates


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation

Synopsis:Designating, beginning in calendar year 2015, 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 in calendar year 2016 an additional tax-free period during the last 14 days of January for return-to-school shopping in Maryland; and defining a specified term.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Bates, Eckardt, Edwards, Guzzone, Hershey, Hough, Jennings, King, Montgomery, Ready, Reilly, Salling, Serafini, Simonaire, and Waugh
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0875
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0862 Session: 2014 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2015
Budget and Taxation  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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