Comptroller Peter Franchot

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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February 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Comptroller Franchot Endorses Klobuchar for President

State Comptroller Peter Franchot endorsed Sen. Amy Klobuchar for president on Sunday. Klobuchar (D-Minn.) announced her candidacy for the 2020 presidential race in Feb. 2019. She was the first woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate from Minnesota in 2006.  Franchot, a Democrat, has been comptroller since 2007. He announced his run for governor […]

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January 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Comptroller Peter Franchot Announces Run for Governor in 2022

State Comptroller Peter Franchot, 72, announced his plan to run for governor in 2022 at Denizens Brewing Co. in Silver Spring on Monday. He is the first person to announce their candidacy for the position.  Standing before a crowd of more than 50 people at @DenizensBrewing in Silver Spring, Maryland Comptroller @peterfranchot says he’s absolutely […]

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January 3, 2020 | Douglas Tallman

Franchot, Hogan Agree on Highway-Widening Plan

A massive highway widening project, designed to relieve congestion on the Capital Beltway and I-270, had stalled in Annapolis, but will now go forward after Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot agreed to limit the scope of the first phase. On Friday, Hogan sent out a brief tweet saying he and Franchot had reached […]

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December 3, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Advocates Call For Limiting Vape Products to Teenagers

COLLEGE PARK — To cut back on the marked increase of e-cigarette use by teenagers, advocates called for limiting the access of electronic smoking devices at the first meeting of a task force to determine the state’s next regulatory steps. The advocates called on increased taxes to put the cost out of reach for teens […]

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