Tax-Free Water in Maryland


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One way to encourage folks to drink more water and fewer sugary drinks, many health professionals believe, is by removing taxes on bottled water. The Sugar Free Kids Maryland coalition is working to repeal the 6% sales tax on bottled water in the state. According to group, Maryland is one of only four states that taxes bottled water at a higher rate than other essentials like milk, eggs, and kid water

The Water Affordability Act will be heard next week in the House and the Senate.

Get more information on the sales tax on bottled water in Maryland here.

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