Comptroller Peter Franchot

August 7, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

La Semana Libre de Impuestos de Maryland Comienza el 9 de Agosto

Los compradores de Maryland que deseen ahorrar algo de dinero extra pueden comprar ropa, útiles escolares y calzado libres de impuestos, a partir del 9 de agosto. Hasta el 15 de agosto, los artículos de ropa y calzado con un precio de $ 100 o menos estarán exentos del impuesto estatal sobre las ventas. Los […]

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August 7, 2020 | Samantha Subin

Maryland Tax-Free Week Begins Aug. 9

Maryland shoppers looking to save some extra cash can shop tax free on clothing, school supplies and footwear beginning Aug. 9. Through Aug. 15, clothing and footwear items priced at $100 or less will be exempt from state sales tax. The first $40 of any backpack purchase will also qualify for the exemption. “This is […]

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July 15, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Franchot Offers Last Minute Tips for Wednesday’s Tax Deadline

The July 15 tax deadline for federal, state, and local taxes is here. After a three month delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 600,000 Marylanders are expected to file tax returns by Wednesday’s deadline.  Comptroller of Maryland Peter Franchot says residents can request an extension to file tax returns by October 15. Taxpayers are encouraged […]

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July 8, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

For Tax Filing Procrastinators, Deadline Quickly Approaching

Remember when you had all that extra time – three whole months to be exact – to do your taxes? Well now you’ve only got one week left. State and federal tax deadlines are approaching on July 15. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, income tax payment deadlines were extended from April 15 to July 15. […]

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April 10, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

$600 Semanales Además de los Beneficios Actuales de Desempleo

El Departamento de Trabajo de Maryland recibió más de 108,000 reclamos de seguro de desempleo durante la semana pasada, y 240,000 en el último mes. Eso es más que el número total de reclamos presentados en 2019, dijo el gobernador Larry Hogan en una conferencia de prensa, el viernes. “Estos no son solo números. Cada […]

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April 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Marylanders to Get $600 Per Week on Top of Current Unemployment Benefits

The Maryland Department of Labor saw more than 108,000 unemployment insurance claims over the past week, and 240,000 in the past month. That’s more than the number of claims filed total in 2019, Gov. Larry Hogan said at a press conference Friday.  “These are not just numbers. Each one of these represents a struggling Marylander,” […]

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April 9, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Comptroller Franchot Gives Update on Economic Impact of COVID-19

The current health crisis is expected to leave a mark for years to come. Comptroller Peter Franchot says in addition to prioritizing the safety of Marylanders, the financial health of our economy should also be protected. New measures are in place to ensure that residents can have a sense of relief during this time of uncertainty. […]

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March 25, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Comptroller Franchot Speaks on Economic Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak

The state mandated Executive Order that has been put in place requires social distancing to limit the spread of the novel coronavirus. As a result, several small businesses have been required limit their hours, while some have had to close their doors completely until further notice. This pandemic is impacting not only businesses but individuals […]

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March 23, 2020 | Staff Writer

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IRS Extends Deadline to File, Pay Taxes Until July 15

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced Saturday, that the deadline to file and pay federal income tax has been extended from April 15 to July 15 in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. This applies to individuals and businesses. And there is no need to file Form 4868 (individual taxpayer) or Form 7004 (business) for the […]

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March 12, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Business Tax Filing Deadline Extended Due to Coronavirus Economic Impact

In an effort to help businesses that have been economically impacted by the coronavirus [COVID-19], Comptroller Peter Franchot announced he will extend business-related tax filing deadlines. The June 1 extension will be for certain business returns with due dates during the months of March, April and May 2020. A press release states that this applies […]

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