| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:12 PM
NASA has launched thousands of rockets from Wallops Island over the last 60 years. And the state is hoping to capitalize on commercial space opportunities with the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport there.
Soon, state lawmakers will consider a tax break...
| Jan 15, 2012
Though its demise drew little attention because of the partisan year-end brawl over the payroll tax cut extension in Congress, a key mortgage financing benefit disappeared at the end of December: the ability of large numbers of home buyers and owners to...
| Jan 13, 2012
Q: Our condominium association paid 35 percent in federal income taxes last year even though we are a small association. The tax was on a capital gain we earned for a small investment that paid handsomely. Two accountants confirmed that we are liable...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 7:52 PM
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback outlined his agenda for 2012 during his second State of the State Address Wednesday night.
Brownback began his address by saying he is “bullish” on the future. The Republican described Kansas as a state in...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 8:18 PM
(AP) The top Democrat in the Kansas House says that if the state is going to cut taxes, it ought to focus on reducing property taxes.
House Minority Leader Paul Davis, of Lawrence, gave his party's response Wednesday night to Gov. Sam Brownback's 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...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 2:25 PM
It’s been one year since Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn signed off on a 67 percent income tax rate increase and Republican legislative leaders didn’t let the milestone pass in silence, gathering Thursday to warn that the temporary hike will...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:51 PM
In a move that could change Connecticut's liquor landscape, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will propose allowing Sunday sales of alcohol at package stores and beer at supermarkets.
The change must be approved by the state legislature, which has repeatedly...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:24 AM
(Elkhart, Kosciusko, Marshall and St. Joseph County) Starting January 17, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) will begin free tax preparation & e-filing appointments for individuals and families in Elkhart, Kosciusko, Marshall and St. Joseph County...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 6:08 AM
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made $42.7 million over the past two years and paid $6.2 million in taxes, according to documents released Tuesday by his campaign.
Romney and his wife, Ann, filed a joint 1040 reporting $21.7 million in 2010...