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  1. EU to sue Ireland for billions in Apple taxes

    Afterdawn.com - Technology 10.07 / 16:26 afterdawn.com
    European Union has decided to sue Ireland for not collecting taxes on Apple. Ireland had 12 months to recover taxes that were unfairly avoided by Apple. The bill totals at $15.3 billion and was originally due on January 3rd.While Ireland claims that the decision is unnecessary, the EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager told Bloomberg that member states need to pursue the money effectively even when it can be very complex in some cases.EU had a long-lasting investigation into…
  2. ICYMI: AFP’s Brent Gardner Discusses Grassroots Policy Wins in New Tax Reform Framework

    Last week, AFP Chief Government Affairs Officer Brent Gardner took to Facebook to share his analysis on the tax reform framework released by the White House. His first takeaway: We’ve been calling from the beginning for Congress to go bold and to find ways to have truly meaningful tax reform that’s going to affect not only American families, but American companies. [Tax reform will] ultimately make them more competitive and give us a chance to unlock, unleash, and unrig this economy. …
  3. In defense of pop tax, Preckwinkle sounds like predecessor Stroger

    Even as the much-reviled Cook County pop tax is likely to be repealed this week, Board President Toni Preckwinkle continues to try to make the case that losing all that money would gut vital services.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 praised for cutting taxes and streamlining t…
  4. Owners of eyesore Savannah properties get higher tax bills

    Wrbl.com - Georgia (GA) 10.07 / 14:03 wrbl.com
    SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Owners of Savannah properties suffering from blight and neglect are getting socked with higher property tax bills. S…
  5. Senator Mike Rounds comes out as saying ‘estate tax repeal isn’t necessary’

    Dakotawarcollege.com - South Dakota (SD) 10.07 / 13:30 dakotawarcollege.com
    Here’s an issue where Senator Rounds has broken from his South Dakota colleagues in Washington. Apparently, he’s one of two Republicans in the US Senate who is offering a dissenting opinion on the estate tax: The party’s leaders included estate-tax repeal in the tax-overhaul framework they released last week. But Republican Sens. Mike Rounds of South Dakota and Susan Collins of Maine said this that week repeal isn’t necessary. Others say their desire to eliminate Continue Rea…
  6. Conservative group starts ads targeting Donnelly on tax plan

    Cbs4indy.com - Indianapolis 10.07 / 12:23 cbs4indy.com
    INDIANAPOLIS — A conservative group backed by the conservative billionaire Koch (kohk) brothers is running Indiana television ads urging Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly to support a Republican tax overhaul plan. The Americans for Prosperity ads started airing Friday, with similar ads targeting Democratic senators in Wisconsin and Missouri. Group spokesman Lorenz Isidro says it is spending $1.9 million over three weeks in Indiana. The group says Donnelly should “not get in the way” …
  7. Flood-control sales tax vote postponed

    Thecourier.com - Ohio (OH) 10.07 / 11:38 thecourier.com
    By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER A sales tax, meant to provide continued revenue for flood-reduction efforts in Findlay and Hancock County, was pulled from the Nov. 7 ballot during a special meeting of the Hancock County commissioners on Friday. Commissioners Brian Robertson and Tim Bechtol voted 2-0,…
  8. Repeal of Oregon health care tax appears headed for January ballot

    Columbian.com - WA 10.07 / 11:37 columbian.com
    SALEM, Ore. — Opponents of a new tax on health insurance providers and hospitals on Thursday submitted what they said are enough signatures to put the issue on the b…
  9. In defense of pop tax, Preckwinkle sounds like predecessor Stroger

    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 praised for cutting taxes and streamlining t…
  10. Poor Americans don’t fare well under Trump’s tax cut plan

    O.seattletimes.com - Business 10.07 / 10:33 o.seattletimes.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised Americans “the largest tax cut in our country’s history.” But for low-income households, Trump’s plan would amount to crumbs. The poorest would get an average tax cut of about $60 a year, according to an analysis by the Tax Policy Center. Middle-income families would get about $300 on […
  11. Poor Americans don't fare well under Trump's tax cut plan

    Media.wben.com - Buffalo 10.07 / 09:59 media.wben.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump promised Americans "the largest tax cut in our country's history." But for low-income households, Trump's plan would amount to…
  12. Poor Americans don't fare well under Trump's tax cut plan

    Wgmd.com -  Delmarva 10.07 / 07:27 wgmd.com
    WASHINGTON –  President Donald Trump promised Americans “the largest tax cut in our country’s history.” But for low-income households, Trump’s plan would amount to crumbs. Continue Reading Below The poorest would get an average tax cut of about $60 a year, according to an analysis by the Tax Policy Center. Middle-income families would get about…
  13. Make 'em pay: Can Europe agree on a common corporate tax rate?

    France24.com -Europe 10.07 / 05:20 www.france24.com
    Now it's Amazon and Apple in the crosshairs of Brussels. The European Competition Commissioner is playing tax collector, ordering Amazon to pay some 250 million euros to Luxembourg. Now the question: will the Luxembourgers take collection? We ask because in the same breath, the Commission announced it's taking Ireland to the European Court of Justice for failing to recover up to 13 billion euros of tax from…
  14. West Virginia, Ohio reps largely back budget bill, tax reforms

    Wvpress.org - West Virginia (WV) 10.07 / 05:16 wvpress.org
    By JESS MANCINI The Parkersburg News and Sentinel WASHINGTON, D.C. — A 2018 budget resolution that sets up tax reforms for the president was adopted Thursday in the House of Representatives with two of the three Republicans from West Virginia voting in favor. The Building a Better America budget resolution (H. Con. Res. 71) passed […] The post West Virginia, Ohio reps largely back budget bill, tax reforms appeared first on West Virginia Press A…
  15. Speaker Paul Ryan to visit Eastern Shore as part of tax plan pitch

    House Speaker Paul Ryan will visit an Eastern Shore factory Thursday as part of a tour to sell the Republican tax proposal. Ryan will visit Dixon Valve & Coupling Co. in Chestertown, located in Rep. Andy Harris’s district. The hose coupling manufacturer sells its products globally, and the c…
  16. Paul Ryan touts GOP tax plan during Maryland factory visit

    Easing taxes on manufacturers and other businesses is critical to helping America remain competitive in an increasingly global economy, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday during a visit to a century-old manufacturing business on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Small businesses like Dixon Valve &…
  17. Cook County pop tax likely to be repealed next week as 3 more commissioners switch sides

    The controversial Cook County soda pop tax now has a likely expiration date of Dec. 1, with enough commissioners backing its repeal to override a veto by Board President Toni Preckwinkle.Twelve of the board's 17 commissioners have now signed on to the repeal ordinance, slated for a key test…
  18. Prince William County personal property taxes due Oct. 5; nine ways to pay

    Bullrunnow.com - William County 10.07 / 04:30 bullrunnow.com
    Prince William County Department of Finance reminds residents that personal property taxes are due on or before Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. There are nine ways to pay the bill. Tax collection offices and phones will accept payments until 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3, 4 and…
  19. SLT pot shop owner faces felony tax fraud charges

    Laketahoenews.net - Lifestyle 10.07 / 04:28 laketahoenews.net
    By Kathryn Reed Cody Bass, the owner of Tahoe Wellness Cooperative, is accused of felony tax fraud. A criminal complaint filed in El Dorado County Superior Court alleges Bass filed false income tax returns with the California Franchise Tax Board for calendar years 2012 and 2013, and that he failed to file a personal state…
  20. Meet the Senators Who Could Stand in the Way of Tax Reform

    AFP has been a leading voice on tax reform this year. Our activists have consistently advocated for tax reform that embraces five simple principles to make our tax system simple, fair and efficient.  And all that work at the grassroots level is paying off! Last week, the White House released a tax reform framework that lays the foundation for bold, pro-growth changes to the tax code that will help the hard-working Americans who need it most. Enacting comprehensive, pro-growth tax reform h…