Maryland residents are responsible for 5% sales tax. All items being shipped out of state will not be taxed. We accept all major credit cards. We do not accept pay pal. Why? Because we accept credit cards over the phone, without all the fees. However, credit card purchases exceding $250 are subjest to a 3% surcharge. We also offer financing however, it must be secured prior to bidding. Please call 800-967-7738 if you have any questions regarding payment.