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  • 2011 L.A. feature film production edges up, TV dips

    2011 L.A. feature film production edges up, TV dips
    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...
  • Lawmakers struggle to axe $5 billion in tax breaks and loopholes

    Lawmakers struggle to axe $5 billion in tax breaks and loopholes
    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...
  • Top property tax bills in Baltimore add up to big bucks

    Top property tax bills in Baltimore add up to big bucks
    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...
  • Firm chosen to manage Md. tax-credit auction

    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...
  • Stokes eyes taking property tax plan to city voters

    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...
  • Quinn increases tax credit for working poor

    Quinn increases tax credit for working poor
    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...
  • Health Enterprise Zones to target disparities in state

    Health Enterprise Zones to target disparities in state
    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...
  • Changes suggested to stave off foreclosure and its ill effects

    Changes suggested to stave off foreclosure and its ill effects
    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...
  • Hundreds of city homeowners lose invalid tax breaks

    Hundreds of city homeowners lose invalid tax breaks
    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. The...
  • Make the check out to 'cash'

    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...
  • Virginia considers $200 tax credit for beehives

    Virginia considers $200 tax credit for beehives
    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...