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Higher Estate Tax Exemption Moving Forward In Md.

A measure to raise the amount of money exempted from estate taxes in Maryland is moving forward in the Legislature.



House Considers Raising Estate Tax Exemption

Some nonprofit organizations say Maryland’s estate tax is driving their wealthy donors out of state during retirement. They support a new bill raising the estate tax exemption to $5.34 million per spouse.



Comptroller Supports Changing Md. Estate Tax

Comptroller Peter Franchot is expressing support for Maryland to recouple its estate tax with the federal government.


Maryland General Assembly

Md. Bill Barring Killers As Victims’ Heirs OK’d

Maryland’s General Assembly has approved a bill to prevent killers from benefiting from the victim’s estate.


Former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer was laid to rest Wednesday, April 27.

Judge Dismisses Claim Against Schaefer’s Estate

A judge has dismissed a claim by man who says he was entitled to $28,000 from the late Gov. William Donald Schaefer’s estate for meals, driving and errands he performed.



O’Malley To Testify On Easing Estate Tax For Farms

Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley’s administration is supporting a Republican sponsored bill to reduce Maryland’s estate tax for family farms.


steve mcnair

McNair Sons Get Trust Money From Estate

The widow of former NFL quarterback Steve McNair convinced a Nashville judge Friday to put more than $1 million from the athlete’s estate into trusts for the couple’s two sons.