LETTER: Instead of raising taxes, make people pay what they owe
"Every time I pick up the paper, either the city or county mayor, or both, want to raise taxes on something."
Chicago business leaders: Illinois must cut budget, raise taxes
SPRINGFIELD — A combination of $8 billion in budget cuts and revenue increases over the next five years would turn around state finances, a group
Tax Tip: Waiting for your refund
iStock/ThinkstockIt’s finally time to file your taxes. But, you might be wondering if you’ll get a tax refund ABC News Chief Business and Economics Correspondent Rebecca Jarvis says the odds are in your favor. “Last year, 111 million out of 152 million returns resulted in refunds, and the average return in 2015 was $2,857,” she points out. If you are getting one, the next thing you’ll want to know is when it will be coming. “If you’re waiting on your refund and you’ve…
Opinion: Raise taxes on the middle class before it's too late
Elizabeth Warren "has a plan for that." Except, that is, for financing Medicare for All. The Democratic presidential candidate has been taking
How Seattle's Amazon avoids paying taxes
Seattle-based Amazon has gotten a lot of love from cities vying to win its HQ2. Many of those cities have offered up millions in tax incentives to the retail giant, but does it really need them?
Church still waiting on reward for Pendleton case tip
FBI twice has denied pastor who made critical call
Raise taxes, cut services or both? What Louisville Metro Council's vote means for you
Tax hike or no tax increase, the vote Louisville Metro Council takes on revenue to fill the budget hole will have ripple effects for years to come.
Should Kansas raise the gas tax to pay for highways? Some officials are discussing it
A higher gas tax is one idea that Kansas lawmakers have discussed. The state is beginning to develop a new plan for future highway construction.
How much would you pay for a plastic shopping bag? Bill to put a tax on them advances.
A bill that would require shoppers to pay a 7 cent tax on plastic and paper bags passed the Illinois State Senate’s revenue committee. Chicago and other cities already charge the fee.
Spike in tax questions means long wait on phone for Iowans
Confusion over federal tax law changes coupled with a delay in processing tax returns has caused a spike in questions to the Iowa Department of Revenue, with some Iowans who called the agency in January on hold for up to four hours.
What Happened To The Yemenite Children? We’re Still Waiting On An Answer.
The Women’s International Zionist Organization still refuses to provide relevant documents to adoptees searching for their families.
Twins' Duffey still waiting for his changeup tutorial from new...
DUNEDIN, Fla.-- Back at TwinsFest in mid-January, Fernando Rodney said he would probably take Tyler Duffey out to dinner and talk to him about his vaunted changeup as compensation for taking over uniform No. 56.Duffey, who had worn that number for the Twins since 2015 and now wears No. 21, said that...
Smith: Why is Dallas Keuchel still waiting for an MLB team?
What a weird seven-plus months and counting for Keuchel, who's been loosely linked with everyone from San Diego and Atlanta to Minnesota and the New York Yankees, yet still entered Thursday morning waiting for one of baseball's 30 teams to offer him an acceptable deal.
After 114 losses, Tigers still waiting on top prospects
DETROIT (AP) — The most promising moment for the Detroit Tigers this year may have occurred far away from Comerica Park — or any other major league field.
Why ‘troop tax’ to pay for GI Bill is ridiculous
Under proposal in Congress, recruits would pay $100 a month as enrollment fee for education benefits. New Army privates make only $1,600 a month.
MC Digital Daily: Here’s how low-income residents can pay their property taxes in Detroit
December is here which means that tax time is right around the corner. Recently, a brand-new city ordinance was approved that will allow low-income residents to apply for a poverty tax exemption. This exemption will help residents avoid foreclosure in 2020. Residents can still apply for an exemption on 2018 taxes, but an application must … Continued Children are our most precious asset in society. The…
Why Pay Taxes? A History And Timeline Of IRS Income Tax In The US
We can be forgiven, especially this time of year, for questioning a decision our predecessors made just over a century ago.
How the county determines what Chobani will pay in taxes
TWIN FALLS — Fairly assessing the Chobani yogurt plant is a challenge for the Twin Falls County assessor, and he admits it.
How tax cuts translate to pay rises for all
Ignore how some ignorant economists say about the rich getting richer. Tax cuts are a pay raise for all, especially the minimum wage earners and entry-level employees.
Here's what Indiana's gas tax actually pays for
As tolling is being considered, here's what else the gas tax has made possible.