| Mar 13, 2009
| 10:08 AM
TRIBUNE UPDATE: Gov. Pat Quinn today acknowledged he plans to raise income taxes in the wake of a Chicago Tribune story that he is considering a 50 percent increase on individuals. He declined to confirm details in the Tribune report, which said he is...
| Mar 27, 2009
| 10:34 PM
SACRAMENTO -- With the state's finances already reeling deeper into the red, officials declared this morning that California has fallen short of the federal stimulus money needed to avoid the full brunt of tax hikes and spending cuts lawmakers approved...
| Dec 18, 2009
| 7:44 AM
Balanced budget preserves safety net programs, maintains Triple A bond rating, maintains position as national leader through combination of cuts and revenue
RICHMOND Governor Timothy M. Kaine today unveiled the 2010 caboose budget and 2010-2012...
| Feb 17, 2011
Familiarize yourself with what is and what is not deductible when it comes to the things you own. And, better yet, some purchases can win you tax credits, which are far more valuable than any deduction can be. A deduction lets you reduce the amount of...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 5:35 PM
How does a developer who doesn't even live in this town get all the power in the world to change the landscape here? Is the City Council even awake?
Rick Caruso forgot to mention the wonderful view that used to be visible from the Glendale Marketplace,...
| Apr 1, 2011
It's annual-meeting season, which means shareholders are about to get their once-a-year look at the pay and goodies given to corporate top dogs as disclosed in company proxy statements.
The multimillion-dollar pay packages handed out this year will...
| Apr 13, 2011
| 4:49 PM
With Friday fast approaching, Californians know firsthand that we pay some of the highest tax rates in the nation. California wage-earners pay taxes on income, purchases, property, gasoline and much more. In fact, Californians pay much more in taxes...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 8:43 AM
Just as the first green sprouts of spring give rise to optimism for better days ahead, there are hopeful economic signs in Ellicott City, where Howard County Executive Ken Ulman this week proposed a budget that — wait for it — anticipates...
| 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...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Q. Are there any tax deductions or credits that I would be eligible for due to caring for my husband who has Alzheimer's?
Yes, there are. Consult your tax person for the details, but here are some guidelines.
Deductible care-giving costs may include:...
| 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...