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Peter Franchot

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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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Md. Revenues $238M Less Than Projected

Maryland lawmakers will be wrestling with a bigger budget problem than they expected, after officials revised the state’s revenues down by about $238 million on Thursday for the current fiscal year and the next.

03/06/2014

Refund Money

Bill Would Allow Holding Tax Refunds Over Warrants

A measure in the Maryland House of Delegates would enable the state to withhold tax refunds from people with outstanding warrants.

02/25/2014

FRANCHOT

Comptroller Supports Changing Md. Estate Tax

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

01/16/2014

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Comptroller Peter Franchot Urges Holiday Shoppers To Buy Local

Maryland’s small business retailers hang their hopes on a brisk holiday shopping season. Santa has an elf in state government who is rallying for their support.

12/11/2013

Peter Franchot

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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Report: After Labor Day School Start Would Help Economy

Maryland’s comptroller on Thursday called on schools to start after Labor Day in hopes of boosting the state’s economy, citing a report projecting a delay in beginning the school year could result in an additional $74.3 million in direct economic activity.

08/15/2013

tax free week

Save Money, Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week

Attention shoppers. The Maryland Tax-Free Week kicks off Sunday.

08/08/2013

Peter Franchot

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

FRANCHOT

Franchot Notes Tax Credit With Health Care Reform

The comptroller of Maryland is calling attention to a tax credit available to small businesses to help offset costs relating to the federal health care overhaul.

07/19/2013

money, money generic, cash

State Officials Hold Savings Summit

Maryland officials are holding a first-ever savings summit.

06/19/2013

Peter Franchot

Md. Comptroller Gives Gov. O’Malley $271 Unclaimed Property Check

For once, Gov. Martin O’Malley got a pleasant surprise from Comptroller Peter Franchot at the start of a Board of Public Works meeting.

05/15/2013

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