Comptroller

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Franchot Helps Put Together Poultry Summit

At the region’s first Delmarva Poultry Summit at Salisbury University on Wednesday, Peter Franchot reminded a diverse audience that two years ago, growers on Maryland’s Eastern Shore produced $640 million worth of poultry, with Wicomico County’s share alone totaling $250 million.

12/15/2011

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Comptroller: Internet Sales Tax Would Be Minimal

Maryland should not expect to generate significant new revenue by chasing unpaid sales and use taxes from online sellers without changes in federal law to enable states to collect the money, the state’s comptroller said.

11/04/2011

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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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Anne Arundel Co. Executive Considering Run For State Office

John Leopold tells WJZ’s media partner, “The Baltimore Sun,” he is considering a run for state office in 2014 either for governor or state comptroller.

10/07/2011

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Md. Comptroller Expected To Run For Governor

Maryland Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot made clear before taking office in 2007 that he would expand the job description beyond collecting taxes, paying the state’s bills and auditing its agencies, and he is living up to that promise.

09/06/2011

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Maryland Revenue Numbers For FY 2011 Released

Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget secretary said Thursday that the state has a general fund surplus of $344 million over previous budget estimates for fiscal year 2011, which ended June 30.

09/01/2011

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Maryland’s Tax-Free Shopping Week Begins

Sunday marks the start of a tax-free shopping week around the state. For many parents, the discount is just in time for back-to-school shopping.

08/14/2011

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Md. Public Works Board To Consider New Health Lab

The Maryland Board of Public Works is scheduled to consider approving bonds needed to build a new public health laboratory in Baltimore.

08/10/2011

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Md. Comptroller Discusses Annual Tax-Free Week

If you’re looking for a good reason to hit the mall, here’s one. The state is giving Marylanders a break with another tax-free holiday.

08/03/2011

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Marylanders Can Now Order Wine By Mail

It’s a new day for wine in Maryland. Direct ship, ordering wine by mail, is now legal. Maryland vineyards are signing up.

07/01/2011

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Comptroller To Announce Violations For Fiscal Year

Comptroller Peter Franchot will be announcing alcohol, tobacco and motor fuel violations for fiscal year 2011 in Maryland.

06/29/2011

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Lawmakers Consider Tax Breaks At The Gas Pump

How would you like the idea of a tax break at the gas pump? It’s an idea being kicked around in other states.

05/20/2011

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