The Legislative Minute

April 2019 The Legislative Minute

*Municipal Elections Edition* Many of Carroll County’s municipal governments will hold elections in May for Mayoral and Council positions. They will be held as follows: Hampstead: Tuesday, May 14, 7 AM to 8 PM, selecting Mayor and 2 Council seats. Learn more. Manchester: Tuesday, May 21, 7 AM to 8 PM, selecting Mayor and 2...
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March 2019 The Legislative Minute

Carroll Commercial-Industrial Zoning Text Out for Comment Carroll County is in the process of updating its Zoning Code. The Zoning Code regulates the density, intensity, and allowed uses of all property in the county. The first draft revisions are being made to Carroll’s Commercially and Industrially-zoned properties. The Department of Planning will be hosting two...
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February 2019 The Legislative Minute

It’s Tax Time! NAR Secures New Benefits for REALTORS® In late January, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued final regulations regarding the new 20 percent deduction on qualified business income. Prior to this release, real estate professionals had been uncertain about the true impact of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act...
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January 2018 The Legislative Minute

Brought to you by the Carroll County REALTORS® Realtors® Announce 2018 General Assembly Priorities As the General Assembly heads back into session this month, the Maryland REALTORS® will be on the ground to advance their 2018 Key Issues. They are: First-Time Homebuyers Savings Accounts – This bill would allow a first-time homebuyer to exempt from...
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