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Comptroller Peter Franchot

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Franchot Campaigning To Delay School Opening

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is planning to launch a petition drive to persuade lawmakers to delay the opening of public schools until after Labor Day.

08/10/2014

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Md. Board Cuts $77M From State Budget

Gov. Martin O’Malley plans to submit nearly $80 million in state budget cuts to the Board of Public Works.

07/02/2014

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Md. Panel Recommends Post-Labor Day School Start

The summer travel season kicks off in just a few days and it’s expected to be one of the biggest in years. Now there’s a new plan to extend summer vacation for Maryland public schools. It’s getting cheers from students and it could bring big money to the state.

05/20/2014

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Erotic Fiction Writer Tops List Of Tax Scofflaws

An author of erotic fiction is at the top of a list of people in Maryland who owe back taxes.

01/27/2014

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Comptroller Returns $330,000 In Unclaimed Property

Some Maryland residents who attended state and local fairs this summer walked away with more than cotton candy and corndogs.

09/24/2013

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Md. Comptroller Urges Small Businesses To Use Affordable Care Act Tax Credits

Comptroller Peter Franchot encouraged small businesses to take advantage of the tax credits under the Affordable Care Act on Monday morning at Howard County Community College.

07/22/2013

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Tax Day: Those Who Owe Wait To The Last Minute To File

There are estimates that 20-30 percent of us wait till the last minute to file our taxes.

04/15/2013

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Md. Comptroller Asks Marylanders To Share The Wealth Before Christmas

With just three shopping days left until Christmas, Comptroller Peter Franchot is asking shoppers to share the wealth.

12/21/2012

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Quesions Remain Whether Gay Couples Will Be Able To File Joint Tax Returns In Md.

The Washington Times published a story regarding same-sex couples having problems filing taxes jointly in Maryland. Comptroller Peter Franchot is now responding to that story.

12/19/2012

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Maryland Revenues Higher Than Expected

Maryland has ended fiscal year 2012 with nearly $230 million more than expected.

08/30/2012

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Tobacco & Alcohol Contraband Violations Have Increased In Md.

Millions of tax dollars are going up in smoke. The Maryland comptroller’s office is cracking down on cigarette smuggling.

07/25/2012

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Md. Comptroller Peter Franchot Says He Is Considering A Run For Governor

Governor Martin O’Malley is expected to sign the state’s new income tax hike into law next week. He called the General Assembly into special session this week to raise taxes to avoid cuts in 2013 budget. State comptroller Peter Franchot was among those objecting to the tax hike.

05/17/2012

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