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Commentary: No to Taxing Services, Yes to Protecting Maryland Business and Families

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COMMENTARY Commentary: No to Taxing Services, Yes to Protecting Maryland Business and Families Mar 6, 2024 Maryland business organizations oppose sales tax expansion Imagine having to pay taxes on everyday services like getting your car repaired, hiring a landscaper, paying for childcare, or even taking your pet to a veterinary appointment. Or, owning a small…

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Say No to Taxing Services: Protecting Maryland’s Businesses and Families

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JOINT STATEMENT Say No to Taxing Services: Protecting Maryland’s Businesses and Families Mar 6, 2024 Maryland business organizations oppose sales tax expansion Annapolis, Md. — The Maryland Chamber of Commerce, along with a coalition of businesses, local and regional chambers and associations from across the state, strongly opposes House Bill 1515. This legislation, titled “Sales…

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2024 Legislative Priorities & Anticipated Critical Issues

A photo of the Maryland State House, blue skies and trees in the background with a photo of the front cover of the 2024 Legislative Priorities & Anticipated Critical Issues in Maryland. The report details the Maryland Chamber of Commerce's 2024 Legislative Priorities and a number of anticipated issues surrounding policies for business.

ADVOCACY 2024 Legislative Priorities & Anticipated Critical Issues Nov 29, 2023 Every session presents us with an opportunity to educate lawmakers about the positive steps being taken by job creators to strengthen Maryland’s economy. Now available, our 2024 Legislative Priorities and Anticipated Critical Issues in Maryland serves as our guide for the coming legislative session,…

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Commentary: Maryland Must Do More for Military Retirees

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COMMENTARY Commentary: Maryland Must Do More for Military Retirees Nov 10, 2023 Strengthening Maryland’s Future: A Call to Prioritize Tax Breaks for Military Retirees In the face of workforce shortages, budget deficits, and a growing exodus of residents seeking residence in states with lower costs of living, Maryland stands at a critical juncture. To ensure…

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