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Tag Archives: Taxation

Committee OKs restoring Harbor Point to Enterprise Zone

A Baltimore City Council committee voted Wednesday evening to restore Harbor Point to the city’s list of Enterprise Zones, making it eligible for lucrative tax breaks as a $1.5 billion development is set to begin there.

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Developer pledges local hiring for proposed Superblock project

A plan to grant a tax break worth millions of dollars to the developers of the proposed Superblock downtown drew a packed house to a City Council hearing Wednesday evening. The incentive would allow Lexington Square Partners to have a ...

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City Council gives preliminary OK to bottle tax

A key committee of the Baltimore City Council voted Monday afternoon to send a proposed 3-cent increase in the city’s bottle tax to the full council for a vote this month. The Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee voted out ...

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Hillman: Superblock project is unfair

A Baltimore developer has written a blistering letter to City Hall disputing proposed tax breaks for the $150 million Superblock project downtown. The May 1 letter from David H. Hillman, chairman and CEO of Southern Management Corp., to Mayor Stephanie ...

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Senate committee to discuss balancing state budget

ANNAPOLIS — A Senate panel that helps guide state spending will be discussing a big budget-balancing measure. The Senate Budget and Taxation Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on the state’s budget reconciliation and financing measure on Wednesday. The ...

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Houston joins bgr CPAs

David Houston has joined brg CPAs as tax manager in the tax department. Houston was previously a member of bgr CPAs from 2004-2009. Houston is a graduate of American University’s Kogod School of Business, where he received a Master of ...

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Council’s next EBDI hearing in November

An investigative hearing into the $1.8 billion redevelopment of Middle East by East Baltimore Development Inc. will continue at City Hall on Nov. 9. Councilman Carl Stokes adjourned a contentious three-hour hearing before the City Council’s Taxation, Finance and Economic ...

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Gas drillers, skeptics clash as Maryland board meets

FLINTSTONE — Energy industry representatives and skeptics clashed Thursday over taxation issues and a three-year timeline for studying the risks and benefits of natural-gas drilling in Maryland’s section of the Marcellus Shale. With lucrative production from Marcellus wells under way ...

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