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Energy Star

Tax Free Weekend For Energy Star Products In Md.

Shoppers in Maryland who purchase qualifying Energy Star products will get a break from the state’s 6 percent sales tax this weekend.

02/14/2014

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Proposed Bill Would Allow State To Collect Taxes On Every Internet Purchase

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.

05/02/2013

gas tax

Senate Panel OKs Gas Tax

A Senate panel has approved a gas tax measure without making any changes of its own to the plan.

03/28/2013

Energy Star appliances

No Sales Tax This Weekend On Energy Star Products

A chance for Maryland consumers to save money and help save the environment is back.

02/11/2013

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D.C. Counts Nearly 18M Visitors, Up From Before 9/11

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.

05/22/2012

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Gov. O’Malley Proposes Raising Sales Tax Instead Of Increasing The Gas Tax

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.

04/04/2012

Energy Star Products

Marylanders can avoid paying the state’s 6 percent sales tax by buying select Energy Star products. Follow the link for a full list.

02/17/2012

gas tax

State Sen. Rob Garagiola Doesn’t Support Gas Tax

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.

02/16/2012

Governor Martin O'Malley proposed a gas tax increase for the first time in decades.

O’Malley Talks About Applying Sales Tax To Gas

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.

01/30/2012

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Health Advocates Pleased By Alcohol Tax Use

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.

01/24/2012

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O’Malley’s Remarks About Possible Sales Tax Increase Worry Business Owners

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.

01/12/2012

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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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