Category Archives: Tax

Senate Bill to Provide Incentives for Supermarkets to Move into Baltimore’s “Food Deserts”

Check out this blog post, written by a Community Law Center volunteer, about the Senate Bill authorizing a tax credit in Baltimore City for supermarkets that move into the city’s most food-insecure neighborhoods.

Posted in Baltimore, Tax, Uncategorized, Urban Agriculture Law Project |

Urban Agriculture Property Tax Credit in Baltimore City: First Reader Committee Meeting at City Hall

In a public hearing before the Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee, members of Baltimore’s City Council heard discussion about the proposed Council Bill 14-0420 to implement an urban agriculture property tax credit. Councilmember William “Pete” Welch and others introduced … Continue reading

Posted in Baltimore, Property Law, Tax, Urban Agriculture Law Project |

Maryland State Legislature Passes New Urban Agriculture Tax Credit Bill

On April 5, 2014, the Maryland General Assembly passed the “Property Tax Credit – Urban Agricultural Property” bill authorizing Maryland counties and the City of Baltimore to implement a property tax credit for urban land used for agricultural purposes. The … Continue reading

Posted in Baltimore, Land Use, Property Law, Tax, Urban Agriculture Law Project |

Urban Agriculture Tax Credit.

In 2010, the state of Maryland adopted a bill that authorized the city council of Baltimore City and any county to approve a tax credit for property used for “urban agricultural purposes.” Note: Baltimore City is an “independent city,” which … Continue reading

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