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Federal Income Tax

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  • Free tax filing help available for Californians

     
    Working families that made less than $49,000 last year can get free help preparing their income tax returns and qualifying for up to $12,000 in federal tax credits, said Jerome Horton, chairman of the California Board of Equalization. The total......
  • Rick Scott continues to sound like a presidential candidate

     
    TALLAHASSEE — New Florida Gov. Rick Scott has yet to propose a single budget or sign a single bill into law. But much like on the campaign trail last year, he seems singularly fixated on the day job of President Barack Obama...
  • America is not broke: a must-read explainer

     
    This is very good. Pass it around. Bonds Show Why Boehner Saying We’re Broke Is Figure of Speech By David J. Lynch – Mar 6, 2011 10:00 PM ET Mon Mar 07 03:00:39 GMT 2011 House Speaker John Boehner. Photographer: Ron Sachs/Pool via...
  • A taxing question: Retirement income?

     
    Clout Street reports: Illinois Senate President John Cullerton today suggested the state should start taxing the retirement income of senior citizens who are able to afford it. The state does not currently tax pensions or retirement funds such as 401(k).....
  • Bell hearings: Rizzo steered city business to his horse-racing partner, D.A. says

     
    Bell’s former planning director testified Tuesday that as then-City Administrator Robert Rizzo steered contracts to the planning director's company, he also proposed that the two start a horse-racing venture together to reap tax benefits. Dennis...
  • Bell hearings: Rizzo's horse-racing partner got millions in city business, D.A. says

     
    A Los Angeles County prosecutor on Tuesday accused Bell’s former city administrator, Robert Rizzo, of steering city contracts to a partner in a horse-racing business. Deputy Dist. Atty. Max Huntsman pointed out multiple city agreements with Dennis...
  • Gov. Haley Barbour previews his 2012 campaign in Iowa, Illinois and California

     
    Republican from Mississippi tests the political waters across the Midwest and on the West Coast....
  • Think tank: 'More work needs to be done' on a state budget still billions in the red

     
    Highlights from the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability's Analysis of Proposed FY2012 (State of Illinois) budget (.pdf) released today. First, let's cut right to the conclusion: The increase in the state’s income tax rates (personal and...
  • And the wall came a tumblin' down

     
    News story The Supreme Court opened the door to a new form of state support for religious schools, upholding special tax credits in Arizona for those who give money to church schools.... Justice Anthony M. Kennedy (part of the 5-4......
  • Wesley Snipes' Supreme Court appeal is rejected

     
    Wesley Snipes' appeal to the Supreme Court was turned away Monday, leaving the actor's conviction and jail sentence on tax-related charges intact. Wesley Snipes had claimed to the Supreme Court that his constitutional rights had been violated when the...
  • Ending the Bush tax cuts on the wealthy-- a webliography

     
    Webliography compiled with the assistance of Tribune intern Caleb Melby. Contents: News articles/analysis For ending the tax cuts For extending the tax cuts Supplemental background information NEWS ARTICLES/ANALYSIS Pro and Con: Ending Bush tax cuts for...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: Bush-era rate cuts launch a taxing debate

     
    Veteran Chicago commentator Dennis Byrne is a weekly contributor to the Tribune's commentary pages and the proprietor of The Barbershop, a ChicagoNow blog. In Wednesday's Tribune he joins me in The Rhubarb Patch to debate tax policy. From Eric, to......