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Online travel firms claim bill is new tax, legislators say it closes loophole

By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Is a bill targeting online travel companies creating a new tax on services, as opponents claim, or an attempt to close a loophole and collect sales tax on hotel charges the companies are pocketing for themselves? […]

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Online travel firms claim bill is new tax, legislators say it closes loophole

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By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com Is a bill targeting online travel companies creating a new tax on services, as opponents claim, or an attempt to close a loophole and collect sales tax on hotel charges the companies are pocketing for themselves? […]

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Hogan, business groups favor small business property tax break

By Rebecca Lessner For the MarylandReporter.com Part of Gov. Larry Hogan’s promise to make Maryland “open for business” is a bill exempting many small businesses from the personal property tax collected

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Health advocates want state to stop taxing bottled water

Photo of bottled water by caterina clemente with Flickr Creative Commons License By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com Health advocates moved to make water the “default drink of Maryland” by submitting a bill

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Travel websites challenge bills trying to get more tax from them

Photo above by kevin dooley with Flickr Creative Commons License By Rebecca Lessner For MarylandReporter.com Online travel sites are challenging legislation that claims their companies, such as Expedia and Orbitz, “buy and

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State of the Union: GOP to block Obama’s massive tax-cut compromise

During his State of the Union address tonight, President Obama will propose a series of massive tax cuts for families, the poor, and even the rich. These changes would

Supreme Court to hear case on right of Maryland to tax out-of-state income

By Ashley S. Westerman Capital News Service The U.S. Supreme Court is set to hear a case involving a Maryland couple who believe their out-of-state income should not be taxed by

Still searching for solution to shortfall in transportation funding

Photo above: Former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood by thisisbossi with Flickr Creative Commons License By Alexis Webb Alexis@MarylandReporter.com Former U.S. transportation secretary Ray LaHood urged leaders to consider following Virginia’s lead

Gambling in Md. Part 1: Low-income players drive lottery sales, big source of state revenues

GAMBLING in Maryland: Part 1 This is the first part of a four-day series by Capital News Service examining how Maryland uses gambling to raise revenues. It starts with

Commentary: Delaney’s infrastructure bill doesn’t hold up to scrutiny

Photo above: Washington Beltway (Photo by ephien under Flickr Creative Commons License.) UMBC Professor Roy Meyers By Roy T. Meyers meyers@umbc.edu In Monday’s MarylandReporter.com story, U.S. Rep. John Delaney talked about his proposed

Most are impressed with Mizeur in final TV debate for Dems

UPDATED: 6/3, 11 p.m. Here are some reactions to Monday night’s debate between the Democratic candidates for governor of Maryland. They include the impressions of regular voters, bloggers, reporters

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