2009 Regular Session


File Code: Taxes - Income Prior Year Introduction As: SB 289/08 - B&T
Sponsored By:
Senators Lenett, Astle, Conway, Della, Garagiola, Harrington, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Rosapepe, and Pugh
Seniors Tax Relief Act of 2009


Increasing from $1,000 to $2,000 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; reducing the amount allowed as a deduction for additional exemptions for individuals with a specified amount of income; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Budget and Taxation
Hearing 2/11 at 1:30 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator John C. Astle, District 30
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator George W. Della, Jr., District 46
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Blind Persons
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