estate tax

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

Latest Projections are Strong Argument Against Tax Cuts

March 6, 2014 by Benjamin Orr

Statement Opposing HB 739 – Estate Tax Expansion

March 5, 2014 by Sean Miskell
Raising the estate tax exemption increases inequality, harms Maryland’s economy Given before the House Ways and Means Committee read more

Statement Opposing SB 602 – Estate Tax Expansion

March 5, 2014 by Sean Miskell
Raising the estate tax exemption increases inequality, harms Maryland’s economy Given before the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee read more

Millionaire Estate Tax Supports Maryland Economy; Family Farms Protected

March 5, 2014 by Benjamin Orr
The estate tax is a small but important part of Maryland’s revenue system. It raised $182 million in Fiscal Year read more
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