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  • 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...
  • FULL TEXT: President Obama's State of the Union Address

    The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...
  • Botched Federal Hill valuation highlights shrinking number of assessors

    Botched Federal Hill valuation highlights shrinking number of assessors
    The imposing three-story home on the 200 block of E. Montgomery St.stands out from its more modest Federal Hill neighbors. The edifice, with 15 front windows and a gated driveway, is noticeably bigger and no doubt much pricier. But you couldn't tell by...
  • Tax credit for homeowners means big break for some, nothing for thousands

    Tax credit for homeowners means big break for some, nothing for thousands
    Jeff Burdick and his next-door neighbors have nearly identical two-story rowhouses, on the same block of East Clement Street with the same public schools and the same city trash pickup. But one striking difference is the $5,300 he pays in yearly...
  • City councilman presses for property-tax overhaul

    City councilman presses for property-tax overhaul
    Along with some of his neighbors, the chairman of the Baltimore City Council's taxation committee is getting a remarkable tax break on his home: He pays just 16 percent of the bill. The Homestead Property Tax Credit picks up the rest. But instead of...
  • Council to vote on gender identity bill, LEED tax credits

    Gender identity will likely fall under discrimination protections in Howard County, joining race, religion and sexual orientation, after a vote by the County Council on Monday. Four of the five council members introduced the measure last month, which...
  • Tax breaks for Broadway shows in new Illinois legislation

    As part of a broader package of tax benefits aimed at helping businesses in Illinois, incentives for long-running Broadway shows passed the Illinois Senate today and on their way to the desk of Governor Pat Quinn. The so-called Live Theatre Production...
  • Baltimore homestead tax credits: Gross inequality

    Baltimore homestead tax credits: Gross inequality
    A homeowner should not pay more in property taxes than his two neighbors put together for their nearly identical homes. But that's exactly what Sun reporters Scott Calvert and Jamie Smith Hopkins found in a comprehensive and unprecedented review of...