WASHINGTON – Montgomery County keeps raising its taxes.
The Examiner reports residents in the Maryland county will pay 40 percent more in taxes next year than they did a decade ago.
Families making $150,000 have seen income taxes go up more than 3 percent since 2004, compared to no change in Fairfax County.
The Examiner reports Montgomery also has seen a 20 percent rise in its sales tax rate and a 100 percent rise in its cigarette tax. By 2014, the county will see a 50 percent hike in its beer tax.
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