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Aberdeen leaders continue to wish for Harford lodging tax
Aberdeen leaders continue to wish for Harford lodging tax

Aberdeen city officials say they eventually hope to see enough revenue come in from a lodging tax on the more than 1,200 hotel rooms in their city to cover maintenance of Ripken Stadium and give property owners a 2-cent reduction in their property taxes. But to capture that revenue, the city needs the legal authority to collect the tax, something that has eluded Aberdeen for more than two decades. Their frustrations finally may be coming to end. Last winter, Harford County state legislators succeeded in tacking the taxing authority on to state's budget legislation approved by the Maryland General Assembly in April. Although the state attorney general later questioned the legally...

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