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Maryland Could Soon Withhold Tax Refunds Of People With Outstanding Warrants

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MARYLAND - Lawmakers are looking to expand a pilot program in Anne Arundel County, which withholds the tax refunds of people with outstanding warrants.

House Bill 610 and Senate Bill 653 would make the Maryland Income Tax Refund-Warrant Intercept Program a statewide initiative, allowing the Comptroller's office to withhold refunds to all Maryland residents who have outstanding warrants.

Anne Arundel's Warrant Intercept Program became permanent in 2013. Through November 1, 2013, a total of $343,481 from 450 refunds was withheld due to outstanding warrants. More than 325 warrants have been satisfied through the program so far.

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