Flush Tax

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Maryland Tax Increases Taking Effect

Maryland residents who earn more than $100,000 annually will pay more income taxes and many will pay higher fees to flush their toilets under new laws taking effect this weekend.


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O’Malley Signs Environmental Bills, Phylicia’s Law

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to sign environmental bills from his own legislative package including measures to increase the state’s so-called flush tax and limit where new residential septic systems can be installed.


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Legislature Completes Work On Flush Tax Increase

Marylanders can likely expect a hike in their annual sewer bills.



Residents May Soon Pay Fee To Improve Drainage Systems

To save the bay, pay a fee. Maryland lawmakers are considering a bill that lets local governments collect a fee to improve drainage systems.


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House Gives Initial OK To Budget Package

The Maryland House of Delegates gave initial approval to a budget package and a doubling of the state’s “flush tax” on Thursday night.


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Md. House Panel Approves Flush Tax

A Maryland House committee has approved doubling the state’s “flush tax” from $30 a year to $60 a year.



O’Malley Releases Legislative Agenda

Gov. Martin O’Malley submitted his legislative agenda on Monday, trying again for challenging high-profile measures that failed last year, such as legalizing same-sex marriage and developing offshore wind.