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  • Tax policy on the fly

    Tax policy on the fly
    Disinclined as we may be to pity the plight of those making more than $500,000 a year, the state Senate, in its attempt to raise more revenue from such top earners, has gone too far. The Senate has adopted a plan that appears to be unique among the 50...
  • House plan would cut Senate income tax hike in half

    A budget plan moving through the House of Delegates calls for an income tax increase of less than half the size of the hike passed by the Senate last week and would spare taxpayers who make less than $100,000. A House committee approved amendments...
  • House panel would raise taxes-- but less than Senate

    A Maryland House committee voted Monday to raise income taxes — but by a significantly smaller amount than either Gov.Martin O'Malleyor the Senate has proposed. The House plan, backed by SpeakerMichael E. Busch, would spare taxpayers who make...
  • Zirkin: Why isn't Rodricks disgusted?

    Dan Rodricks turned his editorial fire on me for standing up against income tax increases passed by the state Senate that would hit nearly all Marylanders in this sluggish economy ("Maybe Bobby Zirkin should be a Republican," March 20). Mr. Rodricks seems...
  • State budget: Heading in the right direction

    State budget: Heading in the right direction
    The House of Delegates' rewrite of next year's state budget takes some important steps toward making Maryland's finances sustainable without dipping quite so deeply into taxpayers' pockets as the Senate's plan. It's not perfect, and some details will...
  • Md. taxes aren't as progressive as Rodricks thinks

    Unfortunately, Dan Rodricks' column about our so-called "progressive" tax system in Maryland ("Land of pleasant living — thanks to your taxes, folks" March 25) has it wrong. The alleged "rate" of income tax is not the same as the true percentage...
  • Commentary: State's high tax burden thwarts recovery

    State Controller John Chiang continues to uphold the California Great Seal motto, "Eureka, I have found it!" But what Chiang is finding as controller is that California's economy, as measured by tax revenues, is still tanking. State tax collections for...
  • And the wall came a tumblin' down

     
    News story The Supreme Court opened the door to a new form of state support for religious schools, upholding special tax credits in Arizona for those who give money to church schools.... Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (part of the 5-4......
  • Civil union tax loophole proves why separate is never equal

     
    Opponents of full marriage equality for same-sex couples often ask why the LGBT community can't simply be happy with separate institutions and groupings of rights like civil unions and domestic partnerships. Illinois recently became one such state to move...
  • IRS: Nearly 1,500 millionaires paid no federal income tax in 2009

     
    IRS report finds that 1,470 millionaires paid no taxes in 2009 while 2 million taxpayers dropped out of the pool...
  • More on Mayor Villaraigosa and the state tax code

     
    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa grabbed headlines for proposing to roll back part of Proposition 13, but he also proposed a big win for corporate California: an end to state corporate taxes....