Shop Maryland Energy Tax Fee Weekend

Montgomery County Real Estate

In the market for new appliances? The Comptroller of Maryland has deemed February 18-20, 2017 as Shop Maryland Energy Weekend!

Montgomery County residents get a break from the state’s 6% sales tax on qualifying Energy Star products over the President's Day Weekend. Energy efficient appliances not only help the environment, they can also add value to your home.

During the weekend, the following Energy Star products are tax free:
    • Air conditioners
    • Washers and dryers
    • Furnaces
    • Heat pumps
    • Boilers
    • Solar water heaters (tax-exempt at all times now)
    • Standard size refrigerators
    • Dehumidifiers
    • Programmable thermostats
    • Compact fluorescent light bulbs
    • Light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs
    • And More!!

A full list of exempt and taxable items is available on the Comptroller’s web site, or call the Taxpayer Service Section at 410-260-7980 in Central Maryland or toll-free 1-800-MD TAXES from elsewhere.

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