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Justices decline Staples’ challenge to Maryland tax

A Staples Office Store on Goucher Boulevard in 2000. (The Daily Record file)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear office supply giant Staples Inc.’s argument that Maryland’s tax assessment on fees the Massachusetts-based company collects from its Maryland franchisees violates the Constitution’s Due Process and Interstate Commerce clauses. The justices ...

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State’s remedy for illegal tax faces constitutional challenge

The Court of Appeals builiding in Annapolis. MF-D 9/20/04.

ANNAPOLIS – Maryland’s remedy for having unconstitutionally taxed income that Marylanders earned and paid taxes on in other states also violated the federal Constitution, an attorney for the couple who won that initial legal challenge argued before the state’s top ...

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Justices show interest in Staples’ challenge to Maryland tax

In this June 17, 2019 photo, The Supreme Court is shown in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The U.S. Supreme Court has shown some interest in hearing office supply giant Staples Inc.’s argument that Maryland’s tax assessment on fees that the Massachusetts-based company collects from its Maryland franchisees violates the Constitution’s Due Process and Interstate Commerce clauses. ...

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Maryland lawmakers remove regulatory powers of comptroller

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland General Assembly has removed regulatory authority over alcohol, tobacco and gasoline from the comptroller’s office. Lawmakers in the House and Senate voted Thursday to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of the measure. The bill ...

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Franchot looking for a Ravens-Redskins Super Bowl

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, who has made his opening statements at Board of Public Works meetings can't-miss political theater for at least the last year, returned to a favorite topic Wednesday morning: handicapping Maryland professional sports.

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Franchot expected to run for governor

WASHINGTON — Maryland Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot made clear before taking office in 2007 that he would expand the job description beyond collecting taxes, paying the state’s bills and auditing its agencies, and he is living up to that promise. ...

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