Maryland raises tax rates
Maryland raised income tax rates for singles making over 100,000 and married couples over 150,000. The increase starts at a quarter percent up to 1 percent for those over $250,000. With the addition of local taxes this takes Maryland income tax rates into the 8.75% range. This tax increase is retroactive to January 1, 2012, certain higher income Maryland residents need to make sure they address withholding changes on their paychecks.