Maryland is stealing money from Marylanders since 2005
Fox 5 DC investigate How Maryland is stealing money from Marylanders since 2005.
according to a new state audit (State Department of Assessments and Taxation), Maryland has been shortchanging people millions of dollars on their tax returns
Maryland has been miscalculating a tax credit for homeowners for years, last year just in Montgomery County, the error led to thousands of taxpayers losing out on a total of $4.4 million
What is Homeowners’ Tax Credit (HTC)?
benefits low-income families, seniors, and people who may have lost their job. Auditors didn’t calculate additional losses to taxpayers in other jurisdictions or for prior years.
Louis Wilen, a retired computer programmer from Montgomery County, discovered the problem four years ago. It’s not the first time he’s found a tax flaw in Maryland.