Millions of dollars in online sales go untaxed every year in Maryland. Now the state wants Internet retailers to collect the taxes from online customers.
A Senate panel has approved a gas tax measure without making any changes of its own to the plan.
A chance for Maryland consumers to save money and help save the environment is back.
Tourism officials say Washington saw a record 17.9 million visitors last year, surpassing a previous record of 17.4 million set in 2000 before the 9/11 attacks.
A proposed state sales tax increase is back in play. Gov. Martin O’Malley floated the idea in January, and now it’s back as an alternative to adding the sales tax to the price of gasoline.
Marylanders can avoid paying the state’s 6 percent sales tax by buying select Energy Star products. Follow the link for a full list.
State Sen. Rob Garagiola says he doesn’t support Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal to apply Maryland’s 6-percent sales tax to gasoline purchases.
Maryland’s gas prices could soon be going sky high. The governor has recommended applying sales tax to gas, and it could pump up prices more than 20 cents a gallon.
Maryland health advocates say they are happy about how Gov. Martin O’Malley has allocated proceeds from an increase in the alcohol tax for the next fiscal year.
Controversial remarks by the governor on a radio show have some business owners on edge, worried they could see the sales tax go up once again.
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.
The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesday approved about $18 million in grants for three county school systems from money that will be raised by an increase in the sales tax on alcohol, although one board member questioned why $2 million to replace natural grass football fields with artificial turf at two high schools in Howard County was a priority.