Tax Exemption

BNBI, LLC (BNBI) was formed for not-for-profit charitable, educational and scientific purposes. The primary intended activity of BNBI is the management and operation of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security National Biodefense Analysis and Countermeasures Center (NBACC), a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC), under contract# HSHQDC-15-C-00064. BNBI’s primary operations are in the field of research and development, and secondary operations are in facility maintenance and administration.

Purchases directly used or consumed in research and development qualify for tax exemption from Maryland Sales and Use Tax in accordance with Maryland Code Section 11-217(b).