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Arundel releases new interactive budget tool

Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and the county’s Budget Office released a new, interactive tool for residents to track county revenue and spending, the Budget and Data Development Explorer. The BuDDE can be found at “Government works best when taxpayers know how their money is spent,” County Executive Steuart Pittman said. “This user-friendly new […]

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Hogan announces $14.5M in Project Restore awards

Gov. Larry Hogan announced the second round of recipients for Project Restore, a $25 million economic recovery initiative that provides financial incentives to revitalize vacant retail and commercial space. In this round of awards, 209 businesses will receive $5.2 million in rental subsidies and $9.3 million in business operations grants over the next two years, totaling $14.5 […]

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Howard County earns Excellence in Financial Reporting award

Howard County earned a prestigious Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada. The professional group recently honored the county for excellence in following generally accepted accounting principles and promoting transparency in the Annual Comprehensive Financial Report submission for fiscal 2021. Each fiscal year, […]

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UHY merges, adds office in Salisbury

The Columbia office of UHY Advisors and UHY LLP have announced a merger with TGM Group, a full-service certified public accounting firm based in Salisbury and serving the mid-Atlantic. The regional accounting firm with strong ties to the Delmarva Peninsula is comprised of five partners and approximately 30 accountants, auditors, business consultants and tax specialists. […]

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Ball announces Spending Affordability Advisory Committee

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball has announced the Spending Affordability Advisory Committee (SAAC) for fiscal year 2023. The SAAC is a non-partisan body charged with providing policy advice to the County Executive on fiscal planning. The committee is made up of several residents representing different disciplines and areas of expertise, and includes representation from education entities, council staff, […]

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Howard County Economic Development Authority announces Entrepreneur Accelerator Program with M&T Bank

The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) announced the HoCo Higher: Accelerator Business program in partnership with M&T Bank. The program will teach early-stage and historically under-served entrepreneurs the essentials of business planning, operations, credit building, digital communication and financial management. Top business mentors, coaches and subject matter experts will lead the intensive 10-week boot […]

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Peak Technologies acquires DBK Concepts

Sole Source Capital, of Dallas, an industrial-focused private equity firm, announced that its portfolio company, Columbia-based Peak Technologies, an outsourced IT and hardware provider of barcoding and data collection solutions to customers across North America, has acquired DBK Concepts. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition of DBK marks Sole Source’s 10th investment in the automatic […]

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Comptroller Franchot announces Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week, Aug. 8-14

Comptroller Peter Franchot has announced that Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week returns Aug. 8-14 with significant savings for consumers, scholarship opportunities for college and trade school students, and a much-needed sales boost for retailers. “Tax-free week is a rite of Maryland’s late summer, signaling the approach of a new school year, cooler weather and a change […]