Monday, April 15, 2013
You'll just need to say the tax-related password.
April 15th has rolled around once again, and at least one Bethesda business is offering up a tax day treat. Cal-mex favorite California Tortilla is serving up a free order of chips and queso to the tax-weary, a welcome reward whether you're reveling in your refund or pinching pennies after paying Uncle Sam. Just say the password -- "1040" -- when purchasing any item. The Gaithersburg California Tortilla is located at 12211 Darnestown Road, at the intersection of Quince Orchard Road. Do you know of other Gaithersburg businesses offering tax day promotions? How will you spend your tax refund? Tell us in the comments.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot visited his office's only Montgomery County branch on Tuesday.
April 15 is fast approaching, and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, whose office is responsible for collecting state taxes, is making the rounds. Tuesday morning Franchot stopped by his agency's only branch in Montgomery County, at 11510 Georgia Avenue (Suite 190) in Wheaton, to speak with the branch office's employees and the taxpayers there looking for help with their returns. Watch the video above to hear why Franchot is encouraging Marylanders to file their taxes electronically. If you need help with your Maryland tax return, employees at the Wheaton branch office will prepare it for you for free, as well as transmit it electronically.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Gaithersburg news in brief.
The city of Gaithersburg released the following news this week: All Aboard StoryTime Station at the Community Museum The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your child to enjoy monthly book readings during “StoryTime Station,” an enriching new program at the Gaithersburg Community Museum. The 45-minute readings, recommended for children ages 3 to 6, will take place on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Admission is $3 per child, adults and infants are free. Visit the city of Gaithersburg website for more information. City of Gaithersburg Announces Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary Arts Award Winners For the 22nd year the city of Gaithersburg partnered to sponsor the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literary Arts …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Sunday's home playoff games in Landover and Baltimore will bring in $2.5 million each, state comptroller Peter Franchot told The Washington Post.
While Sunday's football schedule is shaping up to be a dream day for fans of the Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens, it's also a financial boon for the state. The Redskins and Ravens games — each hosting Sunday's NFL wild card round playoffs — are expected to net approximately $2.5 million in taxes for Maryland, state comptroller Peter Franchot told The Washington Post . Franchot said the increase in taxes is expected to come from "sales of high-priced playoff tickets, souvenirs, and concessions as well as taxes on bonuses for players and coaches," among other places, according to the report. “When both teams are in the playoffs, there’s a synergistic impact where folks just feel better in Maryland, and when folks feel better there’s…
Monday, April 16, 2012
Procrastinating taxpayers run down the clock to April 17.
Need some last-minute tips? Here's are some from The Huffington Post. And from the Better Business Bureau. And according to this report, the IRS believes procrastinators miss deductions. But what we really want to know is when you filed your returns?