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Employers welcome unemployment tax drop

Gov. Martin O’Malley and Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Secretary Leonard J. Howie III announced Monday that the state’s unemployment insurance tax will drop in 2013, with some businesses seeing their rate decrease as much as 55 percent.

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Va. revenues dip in Sept., 3rd decline since June

RICHMOND, Va. — Virginia’s general tax collections for September declined, leaving actual revenues behind a budgeted forecast for modest growth one quarter into the state fiscal year. September’s 0.7 percent drop is the third monthly decline in the past four ...

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New standards bode well for electric cars

As a Baltimore County lawmaker and statewide environmental advocate drove a demonstrative lap around a Charles Village block in an electric car Wednesday, whatever sound made by the Nissan Leaf was drowned by louder vehicles rumbling south on St. Paul Street.

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Rawlings-Blake to sign bottle tax to fund schools

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to sign into law an increased bottle tax to renovate the city’s crumbling schools. Rawlings-Blake is scheduled to join schools CEO Andres Alonso and education advocates at Northwood Elementary School on Tuesday. She will sign ...

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Same-sex couples face host of tax dilemmas

OCEAN CITY — For same-sex couples, gaining the right to marry is just the beginning of a host of new challenges with federal and state taxes, estate planning and retirement plans. At the Maryland State Bar Association’s Annual Meeting on ...

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