| Dec 29, 2010
| 6:53 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov.-elect Jerry Brown is getting ready to tell Californians the news they don't want to hear: Taxes need to be raised, services cut and belts tightened.
His budget plan includes deep cuts to state services, including university systems and...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 10:41 PM
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois Democrats are scaling back a major income tax increase as they search for votes in a frantic, last-ditch effort to deal with the state's crippling budget crisis.
After rank-and-file lawmakers balked at a 75 percent hike in the...
| Jan 13, 2011
| 6:51 AM
While most Illinois taxpayers were asleep early Wednesday, their wallets and bank accounts were being lightened by Illinois lawmakers desperate for more revenue to ease a crushing state financial crisis.
The morning-after reality was this: The state...
| May 25, 2011
| 1:46 PM
The only state in the South to see no real population growth over the last decade was Louisiana. But that might all change if a couple of state legislators get their way. House Ways and Means Chairman Hunter Greene and Senate Revenue and Fiscal...
| May 30, 2011
| 8:04 PM
Orlando-based Darden Restaurants has cut its corporate taxes in some states by renting restaurants from itself, using a strategy that has led to challenges and millions of dollars in back taxes for some other big companies.
The owner of chains...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:52 AM
Want to take a meaningful summer vacation and save money at the same time? Consider a trip to help a favorite cause. Doing so can also net you a federal tax deduction to save hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars.
That’s what Lacy Betton and...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 7:57 PM
A new proposal is on the table that could mean no more state income tax for Missouri residents. But to balance that out, sales taxes would go up, and that has many small business owners across the state feeling uneasy.
It's called the "Fair Tax," and...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 1:36 PM
The middle class is becoming poor and the poor are becoming human sacrifices in America. The feds and states are trying to pay down debt on the backs of their most vulnerable, recession-squeezed citizens while protecting elites from the impact of their...
| Jun 27, 2011
| 8:56 PM
Boosters of Allentown's proposed hockey arena complex have boasted how the state will foot the bill by coughing up a portion of locally generated state taxes.
What they haven't been making noise about is this: The city and school district will help pay...
| Jul 15, 2011
While the political adage holds that to the winner go the spoils, under Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, even some losers have done very well.
Take Dan Seals. He failed three times to win a North Shore congressional seat, and his tax returns showed he mostly...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 12:26 PM
A Federal Grand Jury has indicted a Lancaster man for willfully aiding and assisting other people in preparing false federal income tax returns over the past four years. 35 year old Leonard Destine owned and operated a tax return preparation business...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 6:38 PM
A York City woman is indicted on charges of conspiring to submit false and fradulent federal income tax returns. The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania claims that between January 1, 2009 through June 1, 2009, 35 year old Carmen...