Sales Tax Rate In $locality Maryland 2021 Bel Air, Maryland Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Bel Air

BEL AIR Sales Tax Rate


2021 Bel Air sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Maryland State Sales Tax 6.00%
County Sales Tax N/A
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 6.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Bel Air, Maryland sales tax is 6.00% , the same as the Maryland state sales tax. While many other states allow counties and other localities to collect a local option sales tax, Maryland does not permit local sales taxes to be collected.

  • The Bel Air Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Bel Air
  • Groceries are exempt from the Bel Air and Maryland state sales taxes
  • Bel Air collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Maryland law
  • Bel Air has a higher sales tax than 100% of Maryland's other cities and counties

Bel Air Maryland Sales Tax Exemptions

BEL AIR - Local sales tax map

In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Bel Air doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Maryland state excise taxes in addition to the sales tax.

Note that in some areas, items like alcohol and prepared food (including restaurant meals and some premade supermarket items) are charged at a higher sales tax rate than general purchases. Maryland's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Bel Air.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:6% Prepared Food:6% Prescription Drugs:0% Non-Prescription Drugs:0%

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All merchants operating in Bel Air must automatically calculate the sales tax due on each purchase made and include it in separately in the receipt. Goods bought for resale or other business use may be exempted from the sales tax. If you purchase goods online or through the mail and do not pay any sales tax, you are expected to pay use tax to the Maryland Comptroller of Maryland . For more details, see the Maryland sales tax.

Bel Air Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Bel Air sales tax region partially or fully covers 2 zip codes in Maryland. Remember that ZIP codes do not necessarily match up with municipal and tax region borders, so some of these zip codes may overlap with other nearby tax districts. You can find sales taxes by zip code in Maryland here


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