Everyone in Maryland who tuned into TV or radio, read newspapers or been on the internet recently likely saw the barrage of advertisements against the digital revenue tax. Regardless of the blitz, the General Assembly overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto to pass the first in the nation tax targeting digital media last week. The major theme of the ads was that the new tax would cripple business recovery in Maryland, especially small business. How during a pandemic could the state even consider imposing a new tax on digital advertising?
Holbrook: The blitz aimed at Maryland’s new digital tax was full of falsehoods
February 26, 2021