Please note that log in for BLAW products will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance on Sunday, February 5th from approximately 4 AM to 5 AM EST.
Bloomberg Tax
Free Newsletter Sign Up
Login
BROWSE
Bloomberg Tax
Welcome
Login
Advanced Search Go
Free Newsletter Sign Up

Maryland AG Tries to Salvage State’s Digital Advertising Tax

Oct. 17, 2022, 8:13 PM

Maryland’s attorney general is mulling options aimed at salvaging the state’s one-of-a-kind tax on digital advertising after a state court judge Monday voided the levy on the grounds that it violates the US Constitution and a federal law protecting many forms of online commerce from taxation.

A spokesperson for Attorney General Brian Frosh said the state is examining a directive from Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Judge Alison Asti that affirmed objections to the Digital Advertising Gross Revenues Tax brought by Verizon Media Inc. and Comcast of California Maryland Pennsylvania Virginia West Virginia LLC. The spokesperson declined further comment, ...