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2016 Regular Session



Income Tax Preparers - Grant Program - Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Sponsored by:

Delegate Platt


In the House - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a grant program to encourage income tax preparers to prepare and file on behalf of clients the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form; providing that the grant program requires an income tax preparer to pay a specified fee on behalf of a client; requiring that in order to be eligible for the grant program the income tax preparer must prepare and file specified forms on behalf of specified clients; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to administer the program; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Platt, Hettleman, Korman, Lam, Moon, Patterson, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2016
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
Ways and Means  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Taxes - Income
State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials
Narrow Subject(s):Accountants
Budgets -see also- Capital Budgets
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Higher Education Commission
Income Tax
Scholarships and Student Financial Aid
Statutes:Article - Tax - General

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October 24, 2017 5:06 P.M.