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  • Carroll agencies offer free tax return assistance

    Carroll Community College and Human Services Programs of Carroll County are offering free income tax preparation assistance for residents as tax season looms. Both organizations are qualified IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites that offer...
  • Residents urged to seek free tax prep

    Residents urged to seek free tax prep
    An estimated 20,000 households in Baltimore City are missing out on tax refunds, leaving unclaimed some $50 million that advocates said could help lift them out of poverty. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen marked Friday, the first day his agency started...
  • Hopkins researchers are creating an alternative to Bitcoin

    Hopkins researchers are creating an alternative to Bitcoin
    Inside a drab computer lab at the Johns Hopkins University, a team of researchers is trying to build something that has never existed before: a digital currency that changes hands completely in secret. Its name is Zerocoin. The untraceable currency is...
  • Maryland gains if estate tax falls [Letter]

    Although I am not surprised at yet another left-leaning editorial in The Sun, I think you have missed some very important points in your opposition to reducing Maryland's estate tax ("Settling the estate tax," Jan. 17). The federal government took steps...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Fouse Center The Glen Burnie nonprofit needs volunteers to serve as administrative assistants, mentors and adult education tutors, and in landscape and building repair, painting, general cleaning, organizing of supplies and more. Information: 410-609-...
  • Reining in secret money [Editorial]

    Some of the biggest political contributors in recent elections don't appear on any list of the usual suspects; they are neither corporations, unions nor extremely wealthy individuals. Instead, they are new nonprofit organizations that have been granted...
  • Rough justice on tax credit errors [Editorial]

    Rough justice on tax credit errors  [Editorial]
    We applaud Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's decision to help homeowners whose property tax bills suddenly jumped after the city corrected errors in how their historic tax credits had been calculated. These people made decisions about whether to buy...
  • Ehrlich wrong on IRS 'scandal' [Letter]

    Ehrlich wrong on IRS 'scandal' [Letter]
    While I enjoy Bob Ehrlich's weekly columns and I, too, never let the truth stand in the way of a good story, I must take exception when he goes too far ("De Blasio-ism should strike fear in the hearts of New York," Jan. 12). As a former IRS employee,...
  • De Blasio-ism should strike fear in the hearts of New York [Commentary]

    De Blasio-ism should strike fear in the hearts of New York [Commentary]
    FACT: New York City's Bill de Blasio ran on a progressive platform of "tax the rich," government welfare-ism and strident unionism in his successful bid to succeed Mayor Michael Bloomberg. OPINION: Mr. de Blasio is the new hope and change for America'...
  • Treasury revises "use-it-or-lose-it" rule on flexible spending accounts

    Workers may no longer have to rush to stock up on medications or glasses just to use up money in flexible spending accounts before the end of the year.  For years, any money left over in a flexible spending account has been forfeited.   The U.S....
  • Sun goes soft on Obama

     Sun goes soft on Obama
    The recent health care editorial, "The canceled policies" (Oct. 31), like many other opinion pieces published by the Sun, minimizes the latest of presidential leadership problems to protect Barack Obama. Should you not be addressing the question of why we...
  • Inner Arbor hires landscape designer for Symphony Woods

    Inner Arbor hires landscape designer for Symphony Woods
    Landscape designer Martha Schwartz has been named by Inner Arbor Trust Inc. to be the lead designer for phase one of the project that will help transform Symphony Woods in downtown Columbia. The London resident and alumna of Harvard University's Graduate...