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Oh sure. MD is not going to lose on it's share of the taxes. Businesses have to pay a 6% on every purchase made. So yes, it is up to the consumer to pay that tax. And whether the car goes back to another state or not, the business transaction occurred in Maryland.
Additionally, every time a MD resident purchases taxable tangible goods from businesses outside of Maryland, whether in person, over the phone, or on the Internet, the purchase is subject to Maryland's 6 percent use tax or 9 percent alcoholic beverage tax if you use the merchandise in Maryland.According to the Government, Maryland's use tax protects Maryland businesses from unfair competition. Local businesses would be at a competitive disadvantage if consumers were entitled to a 6 or 9 percent discount on items purchased from out of state businesses. But the bot***** *****ne is MD wants it money.
I suggest, you are liable and accountable for the sales tax. If you want to waive/eat the tax as a customer relations that's up to you.
Here's a link to the MD Comptroller's website on the issue if you want to share it with your customer.
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