estate tax

Federal Estate Tax Repeal Could Cost Maryland Resources, Harm Services

May 11, 2017 by Natalie Neill
President Trump’s proposed tax reform package includes a harmful provision to repeal the federal estate tax on large inheritances. The read more

Cleaning Up the Tax Code Would Protect Needed Investments and Strengthen Maryland’s Economy

March 10, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
As one disappointing revenue estimate after another came in last fall, it became increasingly clear that this would be a read more

Taxing Inherited Wealth is a Reasonable Way to Support Public Services

March 1, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement Opposing House Bill 1331 Given before the House Ways and Means Committee Taxing income – whether it comes read more

Maintaining the Millionaire Estate Tax Would Protect State Investments in the Public Good

February 15, 2017 by MDCEP
Position Statement Supporting House Bill 463 Given before the House Ways and Means Committee The estate tax helps make sure read more

Maryland’s State Tax Policies Reduce Some Inequality but Have a Long Way to Go

February 7, 2017 by Ellen Hutton
State tax policies often are a culprit in increasing income inequality. Maryland now ranks 24th in the nation for income read more

Maryland Must Preserve Critical Investments When Addressing Budget Shortfall

October 28, 2016 by Natalie Neill
Without major changes in the economy or state fiscal practices, Maryland policymakers will continue to face small budget shortfalls each read more

Maryland Threatens Broad Prosperity by Weakening Estate Tax

May 11, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
Maryland has more millionaires per capita than any other state, and asks less of them when it comes time to read more

Accelerating Millionaire Estate Tax Exemption Could Harm State Services

March 2, 2016 by MDCEP
Position Statement Opposing Senate Bill 847 Given before the Senate Budget and Tax Committee The estate tax helps make sure read more

Augustine Commission Tax Recommendations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly for Maryland’s Economy

February 4, 2016 by MDCEP
Conversations about how a state can create more jobs and grow its economy often focus solely on tax cuts, despite read more

Statement in Support of HB 730, Freezing the Estate Tax

March 3, 2015 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
Position Statement Supporting House Bill 730 Given before the House Ways and Means Comittee The estate tax exemption should be read more
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