State sales tax rate

6%
Base state sales tax rate 6%
Local rate range 0%
Total rate range 6%

* While the base rate applies statewide, it’s only a starting point for calculating sales tax in Maryland. For an accurate tax rate for each jurisdiction, add other applicable local rates on top of the base rate.

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Need fast access to the current sales tax rates in Maryland? Get them here. The Maryland tax rate table includes county tax rates, city tax rates, and more in a .CSV file organized by ZIP code.

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Maryland sales tax basics

The Maryland (MD) state sales tax rate is currently 6%.


Maryland sales tax because of its single state tax rate is one of the few states that does not require extensive maintenance and allows Independent Systems to concentrate on the more complex taxing entities.

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