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  • Senate panel backs extension of mortgage debt relief law

    WASHINGTON — Here's some encouraging news for financially stressed homeowners across the country: The Senate Finance Committee has approved a bipartisan bill that would extend the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act through 2013. Why is this...
  • What surplus?

    What surplus?
    You stumble upon some extra money lying around the house — some spare change behind the sofa cushions or the equivalent. You might be pleased with your unexpected good (albeit only modestly so) fortune, but you probably wouldn't be looking to...
  • Cassity: Taxing the 'rich' could mean your job

    Taxes. Now there's a word that's sure to get the blood flowing. Although perennially a subject for discussion, it seems that it's become more a part of our national and state and even local discourse over the past few months. So, always interested in...
  • Yes on Proposition 30, no on Proposition 38

    Yes on Proposition 30, no on Proposition 38
    The day Gov. Jerry Brown took office in 2011, the state budget was more than $25 billion in the red — the latest installment in a long-running drama of boom-and-bust budgeting. Since then, lawmakers have slashed billions of dollars from education,...
  • It's time for tax reform that benefits the middle class

    Thomas Neale's recent letter to the editor employs uses usual Republican tactic of throwing out irrelevant statistics to confuse the issue of tax fairness ("The wealthy pay more than their fair share," May 14). It doesn't matter that the top 1 percent...
  • Lies, damn lies and phony tax statistics

    Thomas M. Neale's letter to the editor ("The wealthy pay more than their fair share," May 14) uses the usual Republican tactic of irrelevant statistics to confuse the issue of tax fairness. It does not matter that the top 1 percent of taxpayers pay 38...
  • Maryland offers tax relief on debt forgiveness

    For a long time, you had to pay income tax on debt that your mortgage lender forgave. During the height of the housing crisis, the federal government offered a reprieve — it stopped collecting income tax on up to $2 million of forgiven mortgage debt...
  • Central issues of Election 2012

    Whoever wins the presidential election in November will confront urgent problems: Should tax cuts scheduled to expire be renewed? Should federal spending be cut to reduce the deficit or would that weaken an already lackluster economy? After one of the...
  • Commentary: Why Newport-Mesa should support Prop. 30

    In recent years, California's education budget has taken more than $20 billion in cuts. Anyone who claims wasteful spending is the only problem isn't seeing the entire picture. We have a revenue problem too. According to Education Weekly, California...
  • Gambling's most taxing issue

    Gambling's most taxing issue
    This Wednesday's planned opening of the half-billion-dollar Maryland Live! Casino at Arundel Mills marks a red-letter day in Maryland gaming history. The scale of the enormous, 330,000-square-foot facility is stunning: It will eventually house 4,750...
  • Complaint about Maryland taxes fails to consider effect of the alternative minimum tax

    In his op-ed "Annapolis dines at federal expense" (June 13) Sean Kennedy wrote: "The more Maryland taxes federal employees, the less money Uncle Sam can ask from them in taxes." I have issues with this on several points. First, this applies to all...