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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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Republicans Push To Remove State’s ‘Marriage Tax’

Married couples in Maryland pay a little more than 1 percent extra on their yearly taxes, compared to unmarried couples who file separately. Two Republican legislators say this penalizes marriage and want to flatten the tax levels.

01/24/2014

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Bill Would Regulate & Tax Marijuana Like Alcohol In Maryland

A group of Maryland lawmakers launched an effort Thursday to pass a bill in this year’s legislative session that would regulate and tax marijuana like alcohol.

01/16/2014

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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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Maryland Appeals Income Tax Case To Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court is signaling interest in a dispute over Maryland’s “piggyback tax” for residents who earn income outside the state.

01/14/2014

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