Tax hike

Maryland Health Advocates Push Increase In Tobacco TaxSupporters of a tax hike on cigarette packs are hoping the higher price will also increase healthier living.
Maryland Tax Increases Taking EffectMaryland 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.
Md. Drivers Flustered Over Rising Gas Prices & Proposed Gas Tax HikeThe national average for a gallon of gas continues to climb to the $4 mark. This comes as state lawmakers are considering a boost to Maryland’s gas tax, and the combination has some drivers seeing red.
D.C. Council Raises Tax For Wealthiest ResidentsAfter nearly three hours of angry debate, the D.C. Council voted Tuesday to raise income taxes for the district's wealthiest residents, a last-minute move intended to soften the blow of a previously approved new tax on municipal bonds.