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Baltimore will consider tax breaks for police, firefighters (access required)

Baltimore City Hall

Baltimore will consider offering a property tax break to local police and firefighters. The Baltimore Sun reported Monday that officials believe the relief would entice more emergency responders to live in the city. It would also help the city financially while ...

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No increase in Md. property tax rate after vote (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland residents and businesses won't see an increase in the state property tax in the coming year, even as state officials note that growing payments on bonds could necessitate one in the future. The Board of Public Works voted 2-0 to keep the state tax on real property at 11.2 cents per $100 of assessed value and 28 cents per $100 for property owned by public utilities. Board members Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot were not in attendance; Assistant Comptroller Jerome Kalsmeier and state Treasurer Nancy Kopp cast the two votes. State property taxes are used to pay off state bonds issued for capital projects such as buildings and roads.

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Frederick Co. to issue $100 property tax rebates

FREDERICK — Frederick County homeowners will be getting some property tax relief this year. The Frederick News-Post reports that commissioners approved an ordinance Thursday to refund $6.7 million in surplus revenue by sending $100 to each homeowner. Commissioner David Gray ...

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Frederick County weighs property tax rebate

FREDERICK — Frederick County homeowners may be getting some property tax relief in the form of $100 checks. The Frederick News-Post reports that county commissioners were poised to vote Thursday on whether to refund $6.7 million in surplus revenue by ...

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