Maryland to list all unclaimed property this month

By |2017-05-08T16:14:43-04:00May 8th, 2017|Maryland Government, Press Releases|

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (May 8, 2017) – Maryland: An idyllic land of mountains, beaches, large cities and small towns. It’s the natural habitat of orioles, ravens and terrapins. It’s a state where children can enjoy life in full measure over a long summer, while mom and dad savor a cold Maryland beer at day’s end. This [...]

Comptroller Franchot Halts Processing Returns from 15 More Private Tax Preparers

By |2017-04-11T04:50:29-04:00April 11th, 2017|Maryland Government, News|

Suspicious Filings Prompt Action For Third Time This Tax Season ANNAPOLIS, Md. (April 7, 2017) – In his continuing fight to combat tax fraud and identity theft, Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced that, effective immediately, he has suspended processing electronic tax returns from 15 private tax preparers throughout the region due to a high volume [...]

Franchot comments on updated revenue estimates

By |2016-12-09T13:19:16-04:00December 9th, 2016|Maryland Government, Press Releases|

ANNAPOLIS, MD (December 8, 2016) – The following is a statement from Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot released today during a meeting of the Board of Revenue Estimates in the Treasury Building in Annapolis. “I’d like to thank my fellow members of the Board of Revenue Estimates – Treasurer Nancy Kopp and Department of Business and [...]

Comptroller to Convene Taxpayer Security Summit in January at University of Baltimore

By |2016-12-08T05:51:54-04:00November 15th, 2016|Maryland Government, Press Releases|

State & Federal Tax Administrators, Private Sector and Consumer Advocates Will Discuss Ongoing Initiatives and Future Strategies to Combat Fraud, ID Theft Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot announced that his agency will host a Taxpayer Security Summit in January, which will convene a diverse group of government officials, private industry leaders and consumer protection advocates to [...]

Franchot releases year-end closeout numbers

By |2016-12-08T05:51:56-04:00September 6th, 2016|Maryland Government, News, Press Releases|

Comptroller Peter Franchot looks on as Gov. Larry Hogan shows off the new executive order establishing the week after Labor Day as the first week of school. Comptroller urges fiscal restraint citing continued economic uncertainty ANNAPOLIS, Md. (August 30, 2016) – Renewing his call for caution in a tepid economic recovery, Comptroller Peter [...]