Tags: markey | tax | evasion | gop

Markey Accused of Tax Evasion by GOP PAC

Image: Markey Accused of Tax Evasion by GOP PAC

Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 12:28 PM

By Melanie Batley

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
A Republican super PAC is accusing Massachusetts Senate candidate Ed Markey of failing to pay state income taxes in Maryland, where he owns a $1.3 million home, the Boston Herald reports.

America Rising asked the Maryland comptroller to investigate the Democratic congressman, who will face off against GOP rival Gabriel Gomez in the special Senate election on Tuesday to fill the seat left open by the appoint of John Kerry as secretary of state.

"It appears from a review of news accounts and Maryland law that Rep. Markey may in fact be a resident of Maryland for tax purposes and, thus may owe Maryland taxes and should file a Maryland state tax return," America Rising Executive Director Tim Miller wrote in a letter to the comptroller.

Markey filed a return in Massachusetts, but the PAC said that based on the estimated time he spent in Maryland during 2012, he was required under law to file a Maryland tax return as well.

Markey's residency status has been controversial since the 1990s, when the Herald reported that he never owned a home in his Massachusetts district, instead claiming his parents' home in Malden, Mass., as his legal address.

Markey purchased his parents' home in 2001, but Republican opponents have used the issue to brand him as a Washington insider, out of touch with the needs of his constituents.






© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Midterm Ad Casts Obama as Bad Boyfriend

Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 21:14 PM

A new TV ad produced by Americans for Shared Prosperity paints President Barack Obama as a bad boyfriend the country is  . . .

Who Wins Senate Control? Nov. 4 Might Not Decide

Sunday, 21 Sep 2014 08:54 AM

A suspenseful election night is one thing, but what if it stretches out for a month? Or into next year?
A handful o . . .

George P. Bush: I'm Not Endorsing Anyone in 2016 Race

Saturday, 20 Sep 2014 18:45 PM

George P. Bush is not endorsing anyone for the White House in 2016, even if his father, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, be . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved