BALTIMORE, MD - The Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation (SDAT) today announced that as of July 1, businesses will no longer be required to pay a $100 filing fee to close their business. The Department has been pursuing this fee elimination since 2017, and this year led a bipartisan effort to pass HB0647, which was signed into law by Governor Hogan. “Thanks to Governor Hogan’s leadership and support during the COVID-19 pandemic, Maryland’s business community is stronger than ever, with more businesses registering in 2020 than any year prior,”...

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