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File #: 19-0320    Version: 0 Name: Passenger-for-Hire Services Tax - Corrective
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 1/14/2019 In control: Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Passenger-for-Hire Services Tax - Corrective For the purpose of correcting provisions governing the City’s passenger-for-hire excise tax to conform with limitations imposed by State law; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the imposition and collection of an excise tax on passenger-for-hire services.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Passenger-for-hire services
Attachments: 1. 19-0320~1st Reader, 2. DOT 19-0320, 3. Visit Baltimore 19-0320, 4. Law 19-0320, 5. BDC 19-0320, 6. Finance 19-0320
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: The Council President
At the request of: The Administration (Department of Finance)

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Passenger-for-Hire Services Tax - Corrective
For the purpose of correcting provisions governing the City’s passenger-for-hire excise tax to conform with limitations imposed by State law; providing for a special effective date; and generally relating to the imposition and collection of an excise tax on passenger-for-hire services.
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By repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article 28 - Taxes
Sections 24-1(d)(1) and 24-2 through 24-5
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

Baltimore City Code

Article 28. Taxes

Subtitle 24. Passenger-for-Hire Services

§ 24-1. Definitions.

(d) Passenger-for-hire service.

(1) In general.

“Passenger-for-hire service” means any taxicab service, limousine service, sedan service, or transportation network service that, for remuneration, transports passengers within[,] or from[, or to] Baltimore City.


§ 24-2. Tax imposed.

An excise tax is levied and imposed on every person who operates a passenger-for-hire service within[,] or from[, or to] Baltimore City.

§ 24-3. Amount of tax.

The amount of the tax imposed is 25¢ for each [passenger being transported, for a fee, on any 1] trip:

(1) between points within Baltimore City; or

(...

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