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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

marijuana in Maryland

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

FRANCHOT

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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D.C. Mayor Urges Council To Reject Property Tax Relief

Mayor Vincent Gray is asking the D.C. Council to reject a bill that would provide property tax relief to some District of Columbia homeowners.

01/07/2014

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Congress Fails To Renew Commuter Tax Credit, Slicing Some Benefits In Half Jan. 1

Getting to work by bus or rail could get pricey for Marylanders starting January 1.

12/26/2013

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Baltimore, Montgomery Counties Settle With Orbitz

Montgomery and Baltimore counties have settled a lawsuit against online hotel-room booking company Orbitz over allegedly unpaid occupancy taxes.

11/20/2013

gas prices

New Gonzales Poll Shows Most Marylanders Disapprove Of Gas Tax

How do Maryland drivers feel about the state’s new gas tax? A new Gonzales Poll asked a sampling of registered voters likely to vote in next year’s election.

10/18/2013

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Gov. O’Malley To Announce 2014 Unemployment Tax Rates

Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to make an announcement about unemployment insurance tax rates for next year.

10/15/2013

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Thousands Of Md. Nonprofits In Jeopardy Of Losing Tax Exempt Status

Thousands of small nonprofit organizations are in jeopardy of losing their tax exempt status, and donors won’t be able to write contributions off their taxes.

09/13/2013

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Audit: Md. Taxpayers Info Kept On Publically Accessible Server

An audit of the state comptroller’s office has found that one division has kept sensitive taxpayer information on a publicly accessible computer server for years.

08/30/2013

tax free week

Major Exemptions: Maryland Tax-Free Week Kicks Off Sunday

Attention shoppers. The Maryland Tax-Free Week kicks off Sunday. Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week starts August 11. Clothing and shoes–priced $100 or less–will be exempt from the six percent sales tax.

08/10/2013

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