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Courts/First Amendment

Maryland Sued Over Digital Ad Tax

Maryland Sued Over Digital Ad Tax

Feb. 19, 2021 – On Feb. 18, four trade groups – the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Internet Association, NetChoice, and the Computer and Communications Industry Association, whose members include tech giants Amazon, Facebook and Google – filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland stating that Maryland’s new digital […]

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Legislative

Maryland Legislature Overrides Gov. Hogan Veto, Enacts Digital Advertising Tax

Maryland Legislature Overrides Gov. Hogan Veto, Enacts Digital Advertising Tax

Feb. 15, 2021 – The Maryland House and Senate voted last week to override Gov. Larry Hogan’s May 2020 veto and enact the nation’s first tax on digital advertising, a move that other states are in the process of considering in light of a backlash against big tech companies and significant budget shortfalls as the […]

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Legislative

Gov. Hogan Vetoes Maryland Digital Ad Tax Legislation

Gov. Hogan Vetoes Maryland Digital Ad Tax Legislation

May 11, 2020 – A bill that proposed a Maryland tax on “digital advertising services” that was approved by the state legislature in March was vetoed on May 7 by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R), stopping, at least for now, the nation’s first tax on digital advertising. In his veto letter, Hogan stated that the […]

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