business climate

Main Street Fairness Act Will Level the Playing Field for Small, Local Businesses

March 8, 2017 by MDCEP
Position statement supporting Senate Bill 855 Given before the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee Maryland’s current sales tax system doesn’t read more

Business Relief and Tax Fairness Act Will Create a Fair and Effective Corporate Tax Structure

February 22, 2017 by MDCEP
Given before the House Ways and Means Committee Position Statement in Support of House Bill 615 House Bill 615 would read more

What the Election Results Mean for Maryland

November 22, 2016 by Benjamin Orr
  This election cycle has been hard on everyone. But now that it is over, we must look ahead to read more

For a Stronger Economy, Maryland Needs the Right Public Investments

February 1, 2016 by MDCEP
To make Maryland an even better place to do business, policymakers need to focus on strengthening the state’s workforce and read more

Corporate Tax Break Would Be Bad For Business

January 22, 2016 by MDCEP
By Benjamin Orr and Jim Racheff This week, the Maryland Economic Development and Business Climate Commission suggested that Maryland should read more

Cutting Business Taxes Won’t Help Maryland’s Economy

January 15, 2016 by MDCEP
Exempting a large category of business owners from paying income taxes on their profits is an ineffective strategy for growing read more

Maryland Businesses See the Biggest Return on Their Tax Investment

September 9, 2015 by Benjamin Orr
Though – depending on who you ask — Maryland may or may not be dubbed “business friendly” by the assorted read more

Statement in Support of HB 663, The Business Relief and Tax Fairness Act

March 6, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Business Relief and Tax Fairness Act Will Create A Fair and Effective Corporate Tax Structure Given before the House Ways read more

MD’ers Fleeing from State and Local Taxes? Not So Fast.

May 13, 2014 by Sean Miskell
While anti-tax groups like to draw on diffuse arguments that Maryland’s state and local tax levels are driving people out read more

Report Gives MD Favorable Rating for Fiscal Planning

February 4, 2014 by Sean Miskell
A newly released report by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities gives Maryland high marks in its use of read more
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