| Jan 3, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Los Angeles continued to lose TV shoots in 2011 to New York, but the area saw a modest increase in feature activity, partly due to the state's film tax credit.
Overall, on-location filming in Los Angeles area rose 4% last year, as a rise in feature...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Six years ago, lawmakers got really worried about the voracious and ever-growing infestation of business tax credits and exemptions embedded deep in the bowels of Connecticut's tax system. They knew hundreds of millions of dollars in state revenue were...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 1:25 PM
When the city sends Tom Clancy his property tax bill, finance officials might want to tuck in a thank-you note.
The multimillionaire novelist's supersized digs at the Ritz-Carlton Residences along the Inner Harbor have by far the highest tax payment of...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:43 AM
The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development said Thursday that it had selected a Pittsburgh-based software company to build a website for auctioning state tax credits to insurance companies as part of a $70 million economic development...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 5:21 PM
City Councilman Carl Stokes says he may go straight to voters this fall to approve cutting the city's property tax rate in half by 2017 — a proposal he said would be paid for, in part, by raising a cap that limits the assessed value that can be...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 12:38 PM
The state's working poor will save a bit more on taxes as a result of a bill Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law today.
The measure increases the earned income tax credit. The Democratic governor requested the relief to provide a counterbalance to the tax...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:20 PM
Frustrated by Maryland's high rate of health disparities, state leaders are proposing a new attack — one more commonly associated with economic development.
Gov. Martin O'Malley's 2012-2013 budget will include funding to create Health Enterprise...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:38 PM
A state task force is recommending a raft of changes to give Maryland homeowners a better shot at avoiding foreclosure and — when foreclosures do happen — to give neighborhoods a greater chance at recovering.
The suggestions, presented...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 5:12 PM
State officials have revoked tax breaks from more than 550 homes in Baltimore after a Baltimore Sun analysis showed that hundreds of owners have been receiving the homestead property tax credit on multiple houses in apparent violation of state law.
| Jan 22, 2012
| 9:30 AM
I think Maryland State owes The Baltimore Sun a finder's fee ("Tax breaks end for many," Jan. 20).
The Sun uncovered the incorrect property tax credits for houses in Baltimore City. I guess with only 80,000 state workers there was no one willing or...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:33 AM
UPDATE: This bill passed a House subcommittee
Bills in the General Assembly would provide a $200 tax credit for beekeepers for each hive they maintain.
While it may sound kooky, Virginia’s bees are in trouble. The number of hives in the state have...