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GOP Candidates For Governor Make A Run For Md. Money With Tax Relief Platforms

A new Washington Post poll gives Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown a commanding lead in the Democratic primary, 20 points ahead of Attorney General Doug Gansler. In the GOP, Larry Hogan is 16 points ahead of Harford County’s David Craig.

06/10/2014

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Woman Sentenced In Fraudulent Tax Refund Scheme

A woman who prosecutors say recruited people to file for fraudulent tax refunds has been sentenced to 10 months in prison.

06/04/2014

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GOP Candidates For Governor Agree Md.’s Taxes Are Too High

Get ready to pay more at the pump. Maryland’s gas tax takes another hike, the second in two years.

06/03/2014

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Md. Health Group Pushes For $1 Tobacco Tax Hike

The cost to keep smoking in Maryland may soon get even steeper. Another tobacco tax hike is being pushed for 2015.

05/28/2014

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General Assembly Candidates Asked To State Positions On Cigarette Tax Hike

Paying more to smoke. Candidates for seats in the General Assembly are being asked to state their positions on a cigarette tax hike.

04/09/2014

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Negotiations Fail For Raising Film Tax Credit

You can’t call Maryland legislators starstruck. Under pressure from Hollywood to increase tax breaks for filming here, lawmakers went for a cliffhanger ending.

04/08/2014

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Higher Estate Tax Exemption Moving Forward In Md.

A measure to raise the amount of money exempted from estate taxes in Maryland is moving forward in the Legislature.

03/19/2014

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House Considers Raising Estate Tax Exemption

Some nonprofit organizations say Maryland’s estate tax is driving their wealthy donors out of state during retirement. They support a new bill raising the estate tax exemption to $5.34 million per spouse.

03/05/2014

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Nonpublic Schools To Rally For Tax Credit

Maryland’s nonpublic schools are pushing for a business tax credit to encourage investments in schools.

03/03/2014

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‘House Of Cards’ Wants Md. To Boost Tax Credits

Netflix political drama series “House of Cards” is demanding millions of dollars more in tax credits from Maryland, or it will go elsewhere.

02/21/2014

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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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IRS Commissioner, Others To Highlight Tax Services

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen and other officials are highlighting a program that helps low-income families with their tax returns.

01/31/2014

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