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Shoppers in Maryland are taking advantage of the state's weeklong sales tax holiday.
Clothing and shoes under $100 are part of Maryland's tax-free week.
Comptroller Peter Franchot announced Wednesday that 196 people were charged with tobacco violations in fiscal 2012, which ended July 1. He also says 325,851 packs of cigarettes valued at nearly $2 million were confiscated.
Maryland's comptroller is issuing a warning about a scam that targets many involved in the military.
Emails are going out to military personnel and some civilian workers, suggesting that if they're receiving disability benefits, they may be eligible for more. It's a scam.
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot will offer his thoughts on the recent tax filing season as he gathers with staff to open thousands of returns.
Many people in Virginia want to do away with the law requiring most schools to start after Labor Day. But in Maryland, it's a different story.
Maryland's Board of Revenue Estimates has revised state revenue projections downward by about $80 million for the current fiscal year and $50 million for the next one.
During a roundtable meeting in Annapolis, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot took a hard line against the plan, which the governor first unveiled on WTOP. O'Malley's proposal would phase in a 6 percent sales tax in addition to the gas tax over three years.