Republicans would cut federal employee benefits. President Barack Obama would raise fees for airline passengers and eliminate Saturday mail delivery. Democrats in Congress would charge employers higher premiums for federal pension guarantees.
Taxes and death are supposed to be inevitable. Modern medicine has allowed some people to postpone death, but we always have been trying to get the best tax deal possible.
Muncie, IN — First, the state of Indiana put a limit on how much money Mark Burkhart and his colleagues in the state’s school districts could raise with local taxes. Then the state informed them they’d be getting a smaller check from the state.
By Matt Pommer Republican Ron Johnson says most people now in their 20s, 30s and 40s don’t expect Social Security to be around when they retire. Johnson has been riding the Social Security issue in his bid to oust Democrat Russ Feingold from the U.S. Senate. Johnson is seeking senior citizen votes by claiming Social [...]
By Caley Clinton An extension to a federal tax benefit for equipment purchases could kill the market urgency the measure was designed to create. The bonus depreciation law, which was in effect during the 2008 and 2009 tax years and could be reinstated for 2010, lets companies write off equipment purchases more quickly to encourage [...]
Published: June 18, 2010
Tags: Amie Trupke, assessment, condo, condominiums, developer, Pacific, Pat Kirk, Rick Stadelman, Saddle Ridge Corp., tax, taxes, Tom Larson, town of Pacific, Wisconsin Supreme Court
By Sean Ryan Developers holding vacant land approved for condo construction will pay for the privilege after the town of Pacific successfully defended taxing the properties. The Saddle Ridge Corp., a Portage-based developer, challenged the Columbia County town’s ability to tax 41 properties on which the company was approved to develop, but had not yet [...]
By Sean Ryan There are no guarantees Racine will turn a profit, or even break even, if the city borrows $14.2 million to drum up redevelopment of a riverside property. Risky though it may be, the concept is on the table as city officials search for roughly $4 million for streets, sewer and cleanup work [...]
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Wisconsin tax deal scrapped last year by Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will get another look. The Minnesota House Taxes Committee hears a bill Monday that would require the two states’ revenue departments to study income tax reciprocity. Minnesota and Wisconsin had a deal that allowed taxpayers who worked in [...]
Published: March 25, 2010
Tags: American Indian, development, grant, National Tribal Environmental Council, renewable energy, renewable resources, reservation, solar energy, tax, Tribal Energy Program, tribal lands, tribes, U.S. Department of Energy
By Felicia Fonseca AP Writer Flagstaff, Ariz. — American Indian tribes have huge potential to develop renewable energy resources on their lands but first must overcome a number of challenges, namely financial, according to a new report. Tribal lands make up about 5 percent of the United States and hold an estimated 10 percent of [...]