Maryland Blogger: Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs (Realty Group Referrals)

Maryland Sales Tax-Free Shopping Week

Maryland Sales Tax-Free Shopping Week

 

The 2018 Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week runs from Sunday, Aug. 12, through Saturday, Aug. 18. Qualifying clothing and footwear sold for $100 or less, per item, is exempt from the 6 percent state sales tax. Accessory items are not included, with the exception of backpacks, a staple of student life; the first $40 toward the cost of a backpack or book bag is also tax-free.

Click here to view a detailed list of what is taxable and what is exempt from Maryland's sales tax that week.

 

Hydrangea, Hydrangeaceae, Kentlands, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 5033 Canon PowerShot G11 Camera Photograph by Roy Kelley  Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Hydrangea, Hydrangeaceae, Kentlands, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 5033
Canon PowerShot G11 Camera
Photograph by Roy Kelley 
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

 

Subhash Sharma  "These Hydrangea (or Hortensia) flowers come from a genus of 70–75 species of flowering plants native to southern and eastern Asia (China, Japan, Korea, the Himalayas, and Indonesia) and the Americas. By far the greatest species diversity is in eastern Asia, notably China, Japan, and Korea. Most are shrubs 1 to 3 meters tall, but some are small trees, and others lianas reaching up to 30 m by climbing up trees. They can be either deciduous or evergreen, though the widely cultivated temperate species are all deciduous. Having been introduced to the Azores, H. macrophylla is now very common, particularly on Faial, which is known as the "Blue Island" due to the vast number of hydrangeas present on the island. In most species the flowers are white, but in some species (notably H. macrophylla), can be blue, red, pink, light purple, or dark purple. In these species the colour is affected by the presence of aluminium ions which are available or tied up depending upon thesoil pH."

Mr. Sharma is a Facebook friend who lives in Ireland. He frequently comments on my photographs as I post them on Facebook.

Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Roy Kelley and Associates

 

Roy Kelley, Associate Broker

Realty Group Referrals (Retired from RE/MAX Realty Group)

6 Montgomery Village Ave., Suite 200

Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Main Office:  301-258-7757 (You will not reach me at this number)

Send an email message if you need my phone numbers. I will be happy to recommend a real estate professional if you are moving to the area.

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