WASHINGTON — Those wanting to save energy and save cash can take advantage of Maryland’s tax-free weekend during Valentine’s Day weekend.
Starting Saturday Feb. 14 and running through Monday shoppers in Maryland can purchase some Energy Star appliances without paying the state’s 6 percent sales tax.
It’s expected to cost the state around $600,000.
The following Energy Star items are part of the tax free holiday:
- Air conditioners
- Washers and dryers
- Heat pumps
- Solar water heaters (tax-exempt at all times now)
- Standard size refrigerators
- Programmable thermostats
- Compact fluorescent light bulbs
- Light-emitting diode (LED) light bulbs
For more information, visit MarylandTaxes.com.