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Tax Day: Those Who Owe Wait To The Last Minute To File

There are estimates that 20-30 percent of us wait till the last minute to file our taxes.

04/15/2013

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Rain Tax Will Fall On Md. Property Owners

Rain on the roof. That’s often a comforting sound. But soon it’s going to mean money out of your pocket.

04/14/2013

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A Look At The Craziest Tax Write-Offs

It’s hard to think there’s anything funny about taxes when you’re under a mountain of paperwork, but CBS News contributor and analyst Mellody Hobson has a little comic relief for taxpayers.

04/02/2013

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Md. Senate Approves Gas Tax Hike; Measure Goes To Gov. O’Malley

Gas prices in Maryland are going up. Late Friday afternoon the governor’s gas tax bill sailed through the Senate by a vote of 27 to 20.

03/29/2013

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Gas Tax Increase Could Soon Be Reality

Maryland’s first gas tax increase in two decades cleared a Senate committee on Thursday, paving the way for people to pay nearly 4 cents more per gallon in July and for additional increases in coming years.

03/28/2013

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How (Not) To Get Audited

It’s time to talk taxes: 1099 forms have gone out and you should be organizing your paperwork and getting ready to pay the taxman.

03/25/2013

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What Triggers An IRS Tax Audit?

The odds of an audit can increase substantially depending on your income, types of income, deduction amount and changes you have made since filing your last tax return.

03/25/2013

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Montgomery County Considering Changes To Bag Tax

Montgomery County is considering changing its five-cent tax on bags.

03/21/2013

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House Advances Transportation Funding Bill

The Maryland House of Delegates advanced a transportation funding measure on Wednesday night that supporters say is badly needed, but opponents contend will be a terrible burden on Maryland drivers.

03/20/2013

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What To Do With Your Tax Refund

Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.

03/18/2013

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Where’s My Refund? IRS Tool Answers That Question

The Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don’t check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.

03/18/2013

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