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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published August 14, 2011

Comptroller Franchot Kicks Off Shop Maryland Week in Columbia



-The Comptroller Will Announce Details of Upcoming Tax-Free Period-

WHO: Comptroller Peter Franchot

WHAT: Comptroller Peter Franchot will kick-off Shop Maryland, the state’s annual tax-free week, at The Mall in Columbia. The Comptroller will announce the details of the tax-free period along with several representatives of the retail industry, in an effort to promote the week-long event which begins this Sunday, August 14 and concludes next Saturday, August 20.

Marylanders will not have to pay the 6 percent sales tax on qualifying clothing and shoes priced $100 or less during that time.

WHEN: TODAY, August 14, 2011
1 p.m.

WHERE: The Mall in Columbia (L.L. Bean Entrance)
10300 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia, MD 21044-7007

CONTACT: Joseph Shapiro (443) 871-2244, cell