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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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Board Holds Property Tax Steady

Maryland’s property tax will hold steady for now, but Comptroller Peter Franchot is warning about rising debt service obligations in upcoming years.

04/18/2012

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Comptroller Wants Increased Smuggling Penalties

Comptroller Peter Franchot wants to crack down on cigarette smuggling.

04/02/2012

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Baltimore Co. Parents Offer To Pay For School’s Air Conditioning; Officials Say No

A generous offer from some Baltimore County parents is rejected by school leaders. They offered to pay for air conditioning at their child’s school.

01/29/2012

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Franchot To Push For Financial Literacy Course

Comptroller Peter Franchot is continuing his push to require Maryland public school students to take a standalone course in financial literacy.

10/26/2011

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