Legislative Updates

Maryland House of Delegates Considers Tax on Professional Services Bill

2/20/2020 The House of Delegates introduced a late filed bill, HB 1628, today which would include a tax on professional services, including real estate, in response to the Kirwan Commission. As in the past, Maryland REALTORS has been in opposition to such legislation due to it’s impact on housing affordability as well as given the...
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The Legislative Minute Feb-2020

Carroll Begins Residential Zoning Amendment Process Following recent approval of the Commercial and Industrial zoning amendments, the Carroll County Planning staff is now turning its attention to residential sections of the zoning code. An initial draft of the ordinance can be found here. The residential zoning text outlines what uses are allowed in each zoning...
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The Legislative Minute Jan- 2020

CCR Talks 2020 Legislation at Legislative Lunch, Lobby Day What’s on tap for 2020? Carroll County REALTORS® talked shop with our state and local officials last month about issues ranging from education funding to industry professionalism and many more. Here’s a peak at the issues we’ll be following in the General Assembly this year: The...
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