The Tax Foundation published a new map Monday showing the migration of income between states in the decade 2000-2010, with Maryland losing $5.5 billion in taxable income along with 66,000 residents.Read More
Tag: Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute
Government spending in Maryland grew 30.5% over 10 years beginning in 2001, according to a nonprofit group that researches tax policies.
The Tax Foundation report ranks Maryland 19th overall in terms growth of government spending, which spans the administrations of three governors and two political parties.Read More
The progressive Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute is recommending $2.6 billion in tax increases to cure state budget shortfalls, including $2 billion on consumer services that are not currently taxed.Read More
Legislators and advocates on the right and left are often at odds on policy, but a conference next week will bring divergent groups together on something they can all agree on: the need for greater openness and transparency in government.
The Maryland Public Policy Institute, along with the Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute, Progressive Maryland, and Community Research, are sponsoring a session Dec. 8 to discuss ways that the government can be more accountable to the people through increased disclosure of information.Read More
With one month left until a new budget year begins, nonprofit organizations in the state are already worried about potential cuts to programs in the following year’s spending for fiscal 2012.
At the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations legislative wrapup last week, advocates bemoaned the possibility of programs they hold dear being on the chopping block during next year’s legislative session, and strategies to try and protect them going forward.Read More
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