2007 Regular Session


File Code: Taxes - Income Prior Year Introduction As: HB 261/06 - W&M Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 580
Sponsored By:
Delegates Holmes, McConkey, Barnes, Frush, Hubbard, and Niemann
Income Tax Exemption Amounts - Blind and Elderly Individuals


Increasing the amount allowed as a deduction for additional exemptions under the Maryland income tax for individuals who, as of the last day of the taxable year, are blind or are at least 65 years old, from $1,000 to $2,400 for tax years 2007 and beyond; repealing obsolete provisions; applying the Act to tax years beginning after December 31, 2006; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Ways and Means
Hearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Blind Persons
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Elderly Persons
Income Tax

Bill affects the following Statute:

Tax - General
( 10-211 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered