Sales Tax Rate In $locality Maryland 2016 Silver Spring, Maryland Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Silver Spring

SILVER SPRING Sales Tax Rate

6.00%

2016 Silver Spring sales tax
Exact tax amount may vary for different items
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 Silver Spring, 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 Silver Spring Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Silver Spring
  • Groceries are exempt from the Silver Spring and Maryland state sales taxes
  • Silver Spring collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Maryland law
  • Silver Spring has a higher sales tax than 100% of Maryland's other cities and counties

Silver Spring Maryland Sales Tax Exemptions

SILVER SPRING - 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. Silver Spring 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 Silver Spring.

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

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All merchants operating in Silver Spring 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.

Silver Spring Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Silver Spring sales tax region partially or fully covers 16 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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