5/5/2017 - Governor Hogan Signs Taxpayer Protection Bill -
More Information (Annapolis, MD) AP -- Gov. Larry Hogan has signed a measure to create greater protections for Maryland taxpayers from tax fraud and identity theft. It was one of the 207 bills the governor signed on Thursday. The measure strengthens the ability of the comptroller's office to stop tax fraud, protect taxpayer information and hold fraudulent filers and tax preparers accountable. Comptroller Peter Franchot says: "It's the missing piece of the puzzle for fighting tax fraud."