29 June 2011

Tax Increase Time minus 25 hours and counting.......

Thursday is your last day to stock up, or drink up, before Maryland's state sales tax on alcohol of all sorts goes up 50%, from 6% to 9%.  Given typical closing hours, you have less than 24 hours at the retail level.

Some places are holding pre-tax sales.  Wells, for one.  (It continues through the weekend, tax what may.

And now folks are figuring out that the "dime a drink" marketing by the tax's proponents is a bunch of malarkey.  Annie Linskey of The Baltimore Sun reports.

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