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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published February 07, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY: Comptroller Franchot to Promote Shop Maryland Energy Tax-Free Weekend



Comptroller Franchot to

Remind of Annual Tax Break

on Qualifying ENERGY STAR

Products

- Comptroller Will Promote Shop Maryland Energy

Tax-Free Weekend- 

 

 

WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot
                        Patrick Donoho, president, Maryland Retailers Association 
Maryland Department of Environment representatives
Maryland Energy Administration representatives
Baltimore Gas and Electric representatives
Local elected officials 
Local business representatives
 
WHAT:          Back for the third year, Comptroller Peter Franchot will remind consumers of Shop Maryland Energy, a special weekend offering a tax break on certain ENERGY STAR products. The Comptroller will promote the weekend and unveil the list of products eligible for the initiative.

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, February 16 through midnight on Monday, February 18, 2013, 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 Website atwww.marylandtaxes.com
 <http://www.marylandtaxes.com/.

Shop Maryland Energy
 occurs each year from the Saturday immediately preceding the third Monday in February until the third Monday of February. 
 
WHEN:          Monday, February 11, 2013
                        12:30 p.m.
 
WHERE:       Cummins Appliance
                       1708 Reisterstown Road
                       Pikesville, MD 21208

CONTACT
:   Caron A. Brace, 410-212-9414 (cell)