Worcester Co. Adopts $227-Million FY ’23 Operating Budget

bongino-promo

The Worcester County Commissioners have approved a Fiscal Year 2023 operating budget of nearly $227-million.Spending grows by $10.4-million, or 5%, from the FY ’22 budget while reducing requested expenditures by $2.7-million. The budget contains no increase in the Worcester County real property tax rate and local income tax rate.Spending priorities include public safety, education and…

Read More

What Does TurboTax Settlement Mean To Md., Del.?

bill-o

About 66,000 Maryland consumers can expect checks in the mail under a settlement reached with all attorneys general and Intuit, the owners of Turbo Tax.Maryland AG Brian Frosh said Wednesday that the state expects to receive more than $2-million. Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings said the settlement would direct more than $400,000 to The First…

Read More

Del. State Tax Filing Deadline Is Here

build-a-better-community-OCMD

Today (Mon. May 2nd) is the deadline for filing State of Delaware 2021 tax returns.Forms must be filed online or postmarked by the end of the day. The normal deadline is April 30th, which this year fell on the weekend.An extension until October 17th is also possible, but estimated payments are still due by today’s…

Read More

Md. Estimated Tax Deadline Extended

mj-powell-promo

Maryland individual taxpayers who pay estimated quarterly taxes now have until July 15th to make payments for the first- and second quarters of tax year 2022. State Comptroller Peter Franchot said this makes extra time available for taxpayers, many of whom have faced financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic, to improve their financial circumstances. The…

Read More

Gun Rights Watchdog Enters Del. Political Arena

Mitch Denham was accompanied by his wife Jenine, friends and mentors when he filed for this year's election for Kent Co. Levy Court, 6th District (photo provided by Mitch Denham)
the-charlie-kirk-show

A well-known presence at Legislative Hall in Dover is hoping to be elected to a position on Kent County Levy Court. Mitch Denham, President of Delaware Gun Rights, has filed with the Kent County Board of Elections to run in the 6th district, which is western Kent County. Commissioner Glen Howell is serving his second…

Read More

GOP Lawmakers React To Gov. Carney’s Address

bongino-promo

A few compliments, but also some concerns and criticisms, came Governor John Carney’s way Thursday as Republican legislative leaders reacted to his State of the State Address. State Senate Minority Leader Gerald Hocker, R-Ocean View, pointed out that he heard nothing mentioned about what would be done to help students make up for lost learning…

Read More

VIDEO | Gov. Carney Highlights Education, Budget Stability, Workforce, Support For Family Leave In State Of The State Address

Gov. John Carney delivered his 2022 State of the State Address Thursday (photo courtesy of the office of Gov. John Carney)
bill-o

Governor John Carney stressed budget sustainability, workforce development, housing, education and the environment among other priorities as he delivered his 2022 State of the State Thursday afternoon to a joint session of the Delaware General Assembly. Carney also touched upon the state’s ongoing commitment to expand access to broadband internet More spending specifics will come…

Read More

Del. Eligible Disabled Veterans May Apply For School Property Tax Credit

mike-bradley-promo

Eligible disabled veterans in Delaware may apply for a non-vocational school district property tax credit. Legislation signed by Governor John Carney over the summer allows school districts to grant the tax credit to eligible disabled veterans. All 16 non-vocational districts have approved the credit. To be eligible, applicants must: Receive 100% disability compensation due to…

Read More

Berlin Mayor Vetoes Council’s Amended Budget

mj-powell-promo

Berlin Mayor Zack Tyndall has vetoed the amended budget approved by the town council last week. Tyndall says he proposed a balanced FY22 budget – keeping the tax rate the same and including capital projects and contributions to build up the town’s depleted reserve funds. However, the council approved a seven-page amendment to the Mayor’s…

Read More

Md. Taxpayers Warned Of Attempted Scam

the-charlie-kirk-show

Marylanders are being warned about a fake collections agency that’s attempting to steal from taxpayers. According to Comptroller Peter Franchot, scammers are using publicly-available information about liens to notify people by letter that they are a collections agency operating on behalf of the Comptroller of Maryland. Franchot said the letter is not legitimate, and anyone…

Read More

Del. Legislation Would Create 3 New Tax Brackets

bongino-promo

Some Delaware lawmakers want to create three more personal income tax brackets for higher wage-earners, an action that would affect Delawareans whose taxable personal income exceeds $125,000. Representative John Kowalko, D- Newark South, said the bill intends to ensure a more fair and equitable progressive tax structure that’s sustainable and not overly burdensome to any…

Read More

Processing of Paper Income Tax Returns to Temporarily Stop on April 15 Due to COVID-19

bill-o

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has urged taxpayers seeking refunds to file electronically as soon as possible and announced that the agency will temporarily stop processing paper tax returns on April 15, in an effort to keep essential employees safe amid the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). “We remain committed to getting refunds into taxpayers’ bank accounts…

Read More

Maryland extends income tax deadline to July

mike-bradley-promo

Following a press conference from the White House where it was announced there would be a 90-day extension of the April 15th deadline for federal income tax payments, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has announced that Maryland business and individual income taxpayers will be afforded the same relief. No interest or penalty for late payments will…

Read More

Sussex County Tax Bills On the Way

mj-powell-promo

Sussex County tax bills are on the way!   The County has sent out bills that cover more than 179,000 parcels – which will bring in about $160.2-million which pay for local services.  The annual tax bills include County property taxes, County sewer and water, tax ditch and street lighting fees, where applicable, plus local school…

Read More

Proposed FY 2020 Sussex County Budget Unveiled

the-charlie-kirk-show

The Sussex County Council has been presented with the proposed FY 2020 budget. The nearly $186-million spending plan includes no increase in the property tax or sewer service charges – however there are some fee increases – including in the Register of Wills office and for private road plan review and inspections through the Public…

Read More

Rehoboth Commissioners Approve $24.3-m Budget for 2019-2020 Fiscal Year

bongino-promo

Rehoboth Beach is ready to begin the new fiscal year now that a $24.3-million balance budget has been approved for the FY 2019-2020 fiscal year. The budget includes funding for the city administration and police department, streets department and parking department. The city expects to collect revenues of $11.2 million in parking revenue, real estate…

Read More