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What does Trump's 'big, bold tax reform' mean for Texans? - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 18:22

Fort Worth Star Telegram

What does Trump's 'big, bold tax reform' mean for Texans?
Fort Worth Star Telegram
With its residents and businesses shipping well over $200 billion in federal taxes to Washington every year, Texas understandably has a big stake in the unfolding congressional battle to reshape and simplify the nation's agonizingly complex tax system.

Kevin Hassett spanks the Tax Policy Center on taxes and growth - CNBC

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 16:53

CNBC

Kevin Hassett spanks the Tax Policy Center on taxes and growth
CNBC
President Donald Trump's new Council of Economic Advisors chair, Kevin Hassett, pounded the leftist Tax Policy Center in his first official speech, Larry Kudlow argues. According to Kudlow, Hassett's biggest contribution to the tax debate is the notion ...

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This is how Trump's tax plan could affect your 401(k) - Fox Business

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 15:12

This is how Trump's tax plan could affect your 401(k)
Fox Business
With a traditional 401(k), you build up retirement savings by contributing a portion of your pay before taxes are taken out. Your employer may match all or part of what you put in. The rules for 2017 allow you to save up to $18,000 in pretax dollars in ...

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The Trump administration is sending confusing signals on their tax plan and the federal deficit - Business Insider

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 14:05

Business Insider

The Trump administration is sending confusing signals on their tax plan and the federal deficit
Business Insider
During President Barack Obama's administration, Republicans built a leg of their opposition to his policies by ripping their potential effects on the federal deficit. Now in President Donald Trump's nascent administration, most, if not all, members of ...

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In defense of pop tax, Preckwinkle sounds like predecessor Stroger - Chicago Tribune

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 11:00

Chicago Tribune

In defense of pop tax, Preckwinkle sounds like predecessor Stroger
Chicago Tribune
Even as the much-reviled Cook County pop tax is likely to be repealed this week, Board President Toni Preckwinkle continues to try to make the case that losing all that money would gut vital services. For Preckwinkle, it's an odd place to be. Once ...
Cook County soda tax to be repealed next weekChicago Sun-Times

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Solano Real Estate Scene: Does paying property taxes through impound account affect tax liability? - Fairfield Daily Republic

Sat, 10/07/2017 - 09:07

Solano Real Estate Scene: Does paying property taxes through impound account affect tax liability?
Fairfield Daily Republic
A Daily Republic reader named Barbara wrote in to ask about her mortgage interest tax deduction. She says her well-seasoned mortgage balance and her interest rate are so low that she cannot even itemize deductions any more. Her question was whether ...

Burlington mayoral candidate delinquent on taxes - Burlington Times News

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 23:17

Burlington Times News

Burlington mayoral candidate delinquent on taxes
Burlington Times News
GRAHAM — According to records from the N.C. Department of Revenue, Burlington mayoral candidate Craig Deaton owes the state about $9,776 in unpaid sales and use taxes, penalties and interest. The department filed four certificates of tax liability ...

Triepke on the budget: offer better services with lower taxes - The Missoulian

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 22:45

The Missoulian

Triepke on the budget: offer better services with lower taxes
The Missoulian
Missoula's current mayor has said he will raise taxes every year he is in office and has publicly proclaimed himself “mayor for life.” This is not something any of us can afford — and clearly it is a statement made with a lack of financial planning ...

New Troy garbage fee would offset higher city taxes - Albany Times Union

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 22:00

New Troy garbage fee would offset higher city taxes
Albany Times Union
TROY – Mayor Patrick Madden's proposed 2018 city budget would raise property taxes by 1.17 percent and add a new garbage disposal fee to bring in more money to help cover a 5.5 percent budget spending increase. Madden announced his proposed ...

Oregon pays out $85 million in pot taxes to school fund, cops, other services - OregonLive.com

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 21:49

OregonLive.com

Oregon pays out $85 million in pot taxes to school fund, cops, other services
OregonLive.com
Anthony Johnson, the chief petitioner of Measure 91, which legalized recreational cannabis sales in Oregon, said the amount of tax revenue exceeded supporters' early projections. He hopes the idea of marijuana taxes flowing into schools and public ...

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders completely undercuts Trump's bogus tax talking point - Washington Post

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 21:14

Washington Post

Sarah Huckabee Sanders completely undercuts Trump's bogus tax talking point
Washington Post
On the list of untrue things President Trump has said, few have been repeated as often as him calling the United States the “highest-taxed nation in the world.” And his top spokeswoman basically admitted it was bogus Friday. Speaking at her regular ...
Trump pushes to repeal property tax break crucial for NJ residentsNJ.com
White House digs in on eliminating state and local tax deductionPolitico

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Asheville election: Candidates on boosting wages, easing taxes - Asheville Citizen-Times

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 18:38

Asheville Citizen-Times

Asheville election: Candidates on boosting wages, easing taxes
Asheville Citizen-Times
The Citizen-Times asked candidates what the city could do to improve salaries and wages. It also asked if there were any taxes, fees or regulations they would like to cut. The average weekly wage in Buncombe County trended up in the first quarter of ...

A closer look at who does (and doesn't) pay US income tax - Pew Research Center

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 18:32

Pew Research Center

A closer look at who does (and doesn't) pay US income tax
Pew Research Center
As Congress and the White House pivot from trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act to overhauling the U.S. tax code, it's helpful to take a closer look at how the tax system works presently in the context of its recent history. Individual income taxes ...

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Why some middle-class families could face a tax increase under the GOP plan - Washington Post

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 17:48

Washington Post

Why some middle-class families could face a tax increase under the GOP plan
Washington Post
President Trump has often called his tax plan a "tax cut," and an early analysis suggests it will be a modest one for most Americans. But it's increasingly clear that it will probably be a tax hike for a sizable portion of the middle class, a ...
Congress Wants to Eliminate the State and Local Tax Deduction. What's That?TIME
The Trump administration is sending confusing signals on their tax plan and the federal deficitBusiness Insider
Tom Steyer: I'm a billionaire. Please raise my taxesLos Angeles Times
Roll Call -Quad-Cities Online -Reason (blog)
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Republican attempts to court Democrats on tax reform fall flat - CNBC

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 17:18

CNBC

Republican attempts to court Democrats on tax reform fall flat
CNBC
Ron Wyden of Oregon, rebuffing an overture from White House chief economic adviser Gary Cohn. Then Sen. Joe Donnelly of Indiana issued a biting statement declaring his independence on tax reform a week after flying with President Donald Trump on Air ...

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Trump's tax plan gives Wall Street everything it wants — and that's bad news for them - Washington Post

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 15:08

Washington Post

Trump's tax plan gives Wall Street everything it wants — and that's bad news for them
Washington Post
President Trump is trying to give Wall Street what it's always wanted: tax cuts. But doing that might take away what it's always had: the Republican Party. That, you see, is a pretty good description of Trump's tax plan. It would bestow almost all of ...
Most Americans are in the dark about their tax bill, but think Trump's plan won't helpCNBC
Tom Steyer: I'm a billionaire. Please raise my taxesLos Angeles Times
Republicans Want to Cut Taxes, But Not the Size of GovernmentReason (blog)
The Hill -USA TODAY -Business Insider
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Mayor Megan Barry poll floats four separate taxes for Nashville mass transit - The Tennessean

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 13:05

The Tennessean

Mayor Megan Barry poll floats four separate taxes for Nashville mass transit
The Tennessean
In perhaps a sign of things to come on transit, it gauges support for — or opposition to — four tax increases to fund light rail in Nashville and an expanded city bus system. Barry plans to unveil a transit plan, including details of a proposed ...

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US tech firms like Apple and Amazon are posing a 'huge' tax challenge for France - CNBC

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:21

CNBC

US tech firms like Apple and Amazon are posing a 'huge' tax challenge for France
CNBC
Bruno Le Maire, the recently appointed French finance minister, is at the forefront of an initiative to impose an "equalization tax" for tech companies across the EU — a potential new policy that is set to disrupt the way companies operate in Europe ...

City of Wausau to refund Younkers' parent company $40K in property taxes - Wausau Daily Herald

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 10:33

Wausau Daily Herald

City of Wausau to refund Younkers' parent company $40K in property taxes
Wausau Daily Herald
WAUSAU - The city will refund the parent company of Younkers more than $40,000 in taxes to settle the retailer's complaint that Wausau overvalued its property. The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. disputed the assessment of the Younkers store at 300 Forest St. for ...

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Trump Tax Plan and You: WSJ Answers More of Your Questions - Fox Business

Fri, 10/06/2017 - 10:21

Trump Tax Plan and You: WSJ Answers More of Your Questions
Fox Business
In the wake of the tax overhaul proposed last month by President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers, we asked Wall Street Journal readers to send us their questions. Ever since, we have been inundated with queries about everything from medical ...

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