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  • What Baltimore needs to thrive: A local sales tax

    For Baltimore to thrive in coming years, it must attract new residents and businesses — perhaps as many as 100,000 new jobs and residents each over the next two decades. The populations most likely to fuel this growth are young professionals,...
  • Best bang for the buck is to send slots money to schools not property tax relief

    Baltimore City would get the best bang for the buck by allocating the majority of its slot machine revenue to upgrading school facilities. ( "Mayor to seek 9 % property tax cut" July 20) The slot machine law allows the city to use the funds only for...
  • Deep cut or small slices?

    Penn Wilbert and his wife, Amanda Ferchak, have lived in Southeast Baltimore for six years — riding bikes to the grocery store, playing kickball at Patterson Park and meeting friends for drinks at bars inCanton. But last month, when the young...
  • Public transit, not property tax reduction, is the key to Baltimore's future

    I know a pundit from a think tank often doesn't see things clearly, but I hope that next time Marta Mossburg is in Chicago or New York she notices that both cities have superb public transit compared to Baltimore's Lilliputian system ("Rebuild Baltimore...
  • Luring home buyers into the city will take more than a $40 property tax cut

    I have some comments about a central issue of Baltimore's mayoral campaign: I am a young doctor in the city. My spouse and I have been looking to buy a home in the city for a year, and we have held off because of the egregious property taxes. We...
  • City mayoral candidates debate campaign issues

    City mayoral candidates debate campaign issues
    Six candidates for Baltimore's highest office squared off on fixing the city's schools, boosting the economy and fighting crime at a forum hosted by one of the city's largest churches Tuesday evening. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was conspicuously...
  • Candidates would spend more on schools

    Candidates would spend more on schools
    Taikira White chose City College for its nationally renowned choir, but her quests to find a fully functional bathroom in the school could make her a track star by the time she graduates. Last school year, she found herself running up and down the...
  • Homeowners must apply for property-tax credit or lose it

    Tens of thousands of Maryland homeowners who haven't already applied for the Homestead Property Tax Credit have until the end of the year to do so or lose the often-valuable break. The deadline was set so long ago — 2007 — that some residents...
  • Are city homeowners allowed to double up on tax credits?

    Are city homeowners allowed to double up on tax credits?
    Last week while reporting on the latest tax credit mess, we learned about an obscure 1999 Baltimore law that appeared to have potentially big consequences. It seemed to bar city homeowners from getting both a historic rehab tax credit and a homestead...
  • Anne Arundel Co. budget plan includes tax increase

    Anne Arundel Co. budget plan includes tax increase
    Anne Arundel County residents would see their property taxes increase under the $1.2 billion budget proposed Monday by County Executive John R. Leopold, but that would be partially offset by a drop in trash pickup frequency and fees. County workers,...
  • At pricey condos, developers pay just hundreds in tax

    At pricey condos, developers pay just hundreds in tax
    They're some of the priciest condos in the city, but they're taxed like empty lots. At the Ritz-Carlton Residences along Baltimore's Inner Harbor — where a recent sale topped $1.5 million — the tax bill for most of the condos was $1,309...