Thursday, April 4, 2013
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot visited his office's Wheaton branch on Tuesday.
April 15 is fast approaching, and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, whose office is responsible for collecting state taxes, is making the rounds. Tuesday morning Franchot stopped by his agency's only branch in Montgomery County, at 11510 Georgia Avenue (Suite 190) in Wheaton, to speak with the branch office's employees and the taxpayers there looking for help with their returns. Watch the video above to hear why Franchot is encouraging Marylanders to file their taxes electronically. If you need help with your Maryland tax return, employees at the Wheaton branch office will prepare it for you for free, as well as transmit it electronically.
Friday, February 1, 2013
The cupcake shop's Georgetown location owes about $189,000 in taxes to the District of Columbia.
Updated 3:10 p.m. Georgetown cupcake has paid its taxes, according to Washingtonian. “Georgetown Cupcake has paid its taxes to the DC Office of Tax and Revenue in full, and the Office of Tax and Revenue has acknowledged receipt of payment,” said co-owner Katherine Kallinis, in an email to Washingtonian. Kallinis called the issue a "misunderstanding." Original Post Georgetown Cupcake's Georgetown location at 1209 Potomac St. NW was issued a tax lien for some $189,282.71 in taxes and penalties owed from August, September and October, the Washington Business Journal reports. The DC Office of Tax and Revenue filed the lien Thursday. Sisters Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne opened the cupcake shop in Georgetown in 2008. …
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Have you done your taxes yet?
If you haven't done your taxes yet and have questions about the process, you can get answers from Maryland's top financial auditor, Comptroller Peter Franchot. The tax deadline is April 17 and Franchot will be chatting live online on April 2 from noon to 1 p.m. Residents can also submit questions ahead of time. Franchot will be joined by his staff to talk about tax laws, allowable exemptions, earned income credit and the state of Maryland’s economy. State tax assistance is also available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at local agency locations.
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
The Comptroller of Maryland has announced that the state will no longer send state tax booklets to local libraries and post offices.
Looking for 2011 Maryland State Tax forms? They won't be found at Kensington Park Library. The Comptroller of Maryland has announced that it will no longer supply paper tax forms to local libraries or post offices. A CD-Rom containing the year's tax forms will be supplied to libraries, if requested. "The idea is that it saves the state money, so we'd like everyone to file electronically," said Caron Brace, spokesperson for the Maryland Comptroller office. "If someone has to mail it in, we're always going to try to accommodate, but in the grand scheme of things we're phasing out the paper." According to Brace, it costs the state $1.95 to process a paper return, compared to only $0.38 for an electronic return. Those who received tax …