As Maryland students prepare to head back to school, the Old Line State is giving shoppers a break on sales taxes for certain items. See below for 2015 Maryland tax holiday dates, tax-exempt items and notable rules and exceptions. Limits shown reflect cost per item.

Sales tax holiday in Maryland

Tax holiday dates Aug. 9-15
Tax-exemption items and price limits Clothing and footwear: $100 or less
Notable holiday rules, exceptions Despite the timing of the tax-free holiday, school supplies remain taxable.

Source: Comptroller of Maryland