xml:space="preserve">
xml:space="preserve">
Advertisement
Advertisement

Maryland should refund state taxpayers this year

Because Maryland's tax code is linked to federal law, the tax cut approved in Washington had the effect of driving up state taxes for many Marylanders. Lawmakers agreed to partly alleviate the hike but one in five filers face higher state tax bills for 2018 than before.
Because Maryland's tax code is linked to federal law, the tax cut approved in Washington had the effect of driving up state taxes for many Marylanders. Lawmakers agreed to partly alleviate the hike but one in five filers face higher state tax bills for 2018 than before. (Barbara Haddock Taylor / The Baltimore Sun)

The state of Maryland received a windfall tax increase when the federal tax cut went into effect (“Maryland Gov. Hogan touts budget proposal that would increase school funding, give state workers raises,” Jan. 17).

Give us back our money. Let us itemize on our state taxes even if we take the new higher federal standard deduction.

Advertisement

Allan Kaufman, Owings Mills

Recommended on Baltimore Sun

Advertisement
Advertisement