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  1. Steyer Critics Call Out Tax-Break ‘Hypocrisy’ Over Support for New Tesla Subsides

    Freebeacon.com - Washington (WA) 08.21 / 09:34 freebeacon.com
    The fight over a California state bill to create a $3 billion state subsidy program for electric vehicles, a potential boon for Tesla, is intensifying with the Senate set to take up the measure Monday. The post Steyer Critics Call Out Tax-Break ‘Hypocrisy’ Over Support for New Tesla Subsides appeared first on Washington Free…
  2. Susan Tompor: Cyber crooks target tax pros, putting your data at risk

    SacBee- Personal Finance 08.21 / 09:01 sacbee.com
    Many of us aren't even thinking about income taxes as we're inching closer to Labor Day. But con artists know the time is right to hit tax pros, who will … Click to Continue…
  3. GOP plans to eliminate ‘unfair’ deductions, loopholes in push to lower business taxes

    Register-news.com - Mt. Vernon 08.21 / 08:29 register-news.com
    WASHINGTON – The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, which writes the nation’s tax legislation, says Republicans are going after “unfair carve-outs and loopholes” to cut corporate taxes to the lowest rates possibl…
  4. German air passenger tax under increased fire

    Dw.com - Business 08.21 / 08:19 dw.com
    In response to German carrier Air Berlin filing for bankruptcy, German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries has demanded that the country's air passenger duty be scrapped as soon as possible. Here's…
  5. Amidst pressure for online presence, Havasu businesses help city boast a retail sales tax record

    Havasunews.com - Arizona 08.21 / 06:12 havasunews.com
    Online retailers have put a dent in the success of small businesses and the communities surrounding them, according statement this week by Donald…
  6. Renewal of transit sales tax the 'ultimate question' for city bus service

    Ljworld.com - Kansas 08.21 / 05:16 www2.ljworld.com
    After more than a decade of investment, the future of the city’s bus service may come down to a yes or no q…
  7. Cash-strapped states eye self-driving car taxes

    DetroitNews-Auto 08.21 / 05:10 detroitnews.com
    Cash-strapped states are considering taxing self-driving cars as they look for ways to replace lost gas tax…
  8. Monday Papers: Trump targets tax reform to woo Republicans

    Citywire.co.uk -Finance 08.21 / 04:11 citywire.co.uk
    And shareholders reap rewards as dividends hit $5 billion a day emphatically ending the hiatus of last…
  9. The Clever Games Tax "Reformers" Play

    Rinf.com - U.S. 08.21 / 02:29 rinf.com
    Reuters reports that President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are now tackling tax reform. Staffers are working straight through the August recess, with proposed legislation expected to be released in September. Among the goodies expected in the new legislation: a lowering of the corporate income tax rate from its current level of 35 percent. President…
  10. Wal-Mart Cries Foul Over 'Astonishing' Tax Increase In Debt-Stricken Puerto Rico

    IBTimes - Finance 08.21 / 01:05 ibtimes.com
    Puerto Rico's effort to deal with its mounting debt crisis by raising revenue has run up against a considerable foe: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. The retailer's Puerto Rican affiliate sued the U.S. commonwealth Friday over legislation that would more than triple the tax bill for large American corporate subsidiaries on the island that import goods from their mainland parent co…
  11. Minnesotans who work in Wisconsin to receive tax credit

    StarTribune.com-LocalNews 08.21 / 01:04 startribune.com
  12. Ready For Back-To-School Shopping? It's Tax-Free Week In Connecticut

    FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Just in time for back-to-school shopping, it's time for the “Sales Tax Free Week” across Connecticut — saving residents from the 6.35 percent sales tax on a number of items. The special shopping event, which runs from Sunday, Aug. 20, to Saturday, Aug. 26, according to t…
  13. Connecticut tax-free shopping week begins today

    Foxct.com - Connecticut 08.20 / 23:02 foxct.com
    HARTFORD — Connecticut’s sales-tax-free week kicks off this weekend as parents and students get ready for the new school year. The 17th annual tax holiday begins Sunday and runs through Saturday. Most clothing and footwear priced under $100 will be exempt from Connecticut’s sales tax of 6.35 percent. Officials say the state will lose an estimated $4 million in tax revenue during the week. State Revenue Services Commissioner Kevin Sullivan says the tax holiday offers an i…
  14. Tarrant County to charge cities, school districts more to collect their taxes

    Star-Telegram - Local 08.20 / 23:00 star-telegram.com
    Tarrant County officials are raising the rate the county charges other entities to collect their property taxes for them. Although it’s not unusual for the rate to fluctuate, at least … Click to Continue »…
  15. Analysis: Impact of property tax break changes still unclear

    WashingtonTimes - Economy 08.20 / 22:59 washingtontimes.com
    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - More than a year ago, Gov. John Bel Edwards enacted a sweeping set of changes to a 70-year-old lucrative property tax break program for manufacturing facilities in Louisiana, which had been criticized as rubber-stamped giveaways with too few strings attached. The rewrite was aimed at…
  16. Op-Ed: Pot-Tax Revenue Just a Drop in Colorado's Huge Education Needs

    Blogs.westword.com - Lifestyle 08.20 / 22:35 blogs.westword.com
    Marijuana taxes are just a drop in the bucket of Colorado education's ginormous needs, according to this…
  17. Trump And Republican Allies Still Working On Massive Tax Giveaway For The Wealthy Elite

    Ringoffireradio.com - Politics 08.20 / 22:34 ringoffireradio.com
    It is easy to get distracted by Trump’s horrible behavior and the ongoing investigations, but let’s not forget that both Trump and his Republican brethren in Congress are still pushing a massive tax cut bill that would give the wealthy elite a massive tax cut. In fact, more than 50% of the cuts in the The post Trump And Republican Allies Still Working On Massive Tax Giveaway For The Wealthy Elite appeared first on The Ring of Fire Net…
  18. Republicans want to stop talking about white supremacists so they can cut taxes for rich people

    Thinkprogress.org - Politics 08.20 / 22:22 thinkprogress.org
    The White House has had a tumultuous few weeks. As CNN noted on Friday, in the last four weeks alone, President Trump has fired chief strategist Steve Bannon, fired Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, hired and fired communications director Anthony Scaramucci, publicly shamed his own attorney general and Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, banned…
  19. Analysis: Impact of property tax break changes still unclear

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — More than a year ago, Gov. John Bel Edwards enacted a sweeping set of changes to a 70-year-old lucrative property tax break program for manufacturing facilities in Louisiana, which had been criticized as rubber-stamped giveaways with too few strings attached. The rewrite was aimed at steering the incentive to facilities that will create jobs and that are backed by local communities. Forty-seven tax break applications for certain additions to existing facilities have …
  20. Lack of a sales tax holiday doesn’t mean you’ll save more in Connecticut

    Wwlp.com - Massachusetts 08.20 / 20:51 wwlp.com
    You might be tempted to head over the border for Connecticut's sales tax holiday, but you wouldn't be saving as much as you might…