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Frequently Asked Questions About Out of State Purchases

2 - What if I pay sales tax to another state?

Maryland grants a credit for sales tax paid to another state up to the amount of Maryland's six (6%) percent sales and use tax liability.

For example, if you paid a four (4%) percent sales tax to another state, you would be liable only for the difference, or two (2%) percent Maryland sales and use tax when you brought the property into Maryland. If you paid a six (6) or higher percent sales tax to another state, you would not be liable for Maryland sales and use tax when you brought the property into Maryland.



 
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Frequently Asked Questions
Out of State Purchases FAQs
  q1 - Is the tax on out-of-state purchases computed the same way as the tax on sales inside Maryland?
  q2 - What if I pay sales tax to another state?
  q3 - Do I have to pay tax on used property I bring into Maryland?
  q4 - Does the tax apply to self-manufactured goods I bring into Maryland?
 
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