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Maryland Passes Sales Tax Exemption Bills


In a recent press release, it was announced that Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed the following bills affecting sales tax exemptions:

SB 19/HB 319 – Repeals the termination provision applicable to sales and use tax exemption for sales to specified veteran’s organizations. Effective June 1, 2012.

SB 40/HB 1301 – Exempts “…sales of machinery and equipment to be used directly and predominantly to produce Energy Star windows or Energy Star entry doors for residential real property and utilities used to operate the machinery or equipment.” Effective July 1, 2012.

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Susan McLain
Avalara Author Susan McLain
Susan McLain began her career as a technical writer in technology industries such as satellite networking and medical devices. Her skills encompass technical and marketing writing, usability engineering, verification and validation testing and protocol writing, requirements development, business analysis, technical illustration/graphic design and marketing. She has owned her own business providing service to small to medium sized business and in other positions, she has been in project management, documentation and marketing. She is currently the content specialist for Avalara helping to “make sales tax less taxing.”