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Monday, March 16, 2009

PG sponsors of alcohol tax increase

Comment:  The tax and spend democrats in Annapolis never stop trying to raise taxes using any and every cause or excuse they can possibly dream up.

HB 791, SB 729

PG Sponsors:

  • Delegates Barnes, Braveboy, Gaines, Ivey, Levi, Pena-Melnyk, Ross, and V. Turner
  • Senator Exum

Entitled: Alcoholic Beverage Tax - Increase and Distribution of Funds

Increasing the State tax rates for alcoholic beverages sold in Maryland from $1.50 to $6.00 per gallon for distilled spirits, from 40 cents to $1.60 per gallon for wine, and from 9 cents to 36 cents per gallon for beer; providing for the distribution of the additional revenue to special funds to be used only for the purpose of providing additional funding for specified services; etc.
House hearing, 19 March, 1:00 pm (Ways and Means)
Senate hearing, 18 March, 1:00 pm  (Budget and Taxation)

(Posted 16 Mar 2009)

1 comment:


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