2007 Regular Session


File Code: Taxes - Income Prior Year Introduction As: SB 73/06
Sponsored By:
Senators Greenip, Britt, Colburn, Edwards, Garagiola, Haines, Harris, Hooper, Jacobs, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Mooney, Munson, Pipkin, and Stone
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 $1,500 for the tax year 2008 and to $2,400 for tax years 2009 and beyond; repealing obsolete provisions; and applying the Act to tax years beginning after December 31, 2007; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Budget and Taxation
Hearing 2/7 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Janet Greenip, District 33
Senator Gwendolyn Britt, District 47
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator George C. Edwards, District 1
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator Larry E. Haines, District 5
Senator Andrew P. Harris, District 7
Senator J. Robert Hooper, District 35
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Alexander X. Mooney, District 3
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator E. J. Pipkin, District 36
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6

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