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The Womble Carlyle Economic Development Digest - January 26, 2016

Womble Carlyle’s Economic Development Digest aggregates news, opportunities and legislation impacting business in the United States.

In this week's Economic Development Digest:

Georgia
Georgia DOR amends sales tax rule on energy for manufacturing, TaxAnalysts.com (January 4, 2016)**
The Georgia Department of Revenue has amended a sales tax rule on energy necessary and integral to manufacturing to clarify the statutory definition of energy, the taxable use of energy at a manufacturing plant, the exempt use of energy at a manufacturing plant, and the energy exemption created by the Transportation Funding Act of 2015.

Maryland
Hogan says he'll seek tax cuts, The Baltimore Sun (January 7, 2016)
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan proposes $400 million in tax cuts over the next five years (highlights include a $1.1 billion "rainy day fund”, $6.3 billion for K-12 education, $314 million in new funding for school construction and $2 billion for "shovel-ready" infrastructure projects, including fixing every structurally deficient bridge in the State).

Maryland tax structure an impediment to business, TaxAnalysts.com (January 26, 2016)**
The prosperity of Maryland businesses will, in most instances, lead to the creation of jobs for the State's citizens.

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