| 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 17, 2011
| 9:21 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The fastest way to make the tax-averse incensed is to tell them that nearly half of U.S. households end up owing no federal income tax when all is said and done.
But like most statistics, it is often misunderstood -- and, in the...
| 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...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 11:57 AM
If you make money with money, the Great Recession and its record-breaking rate of unemployment doesn't feel so bad. Most of your assets are tied up in the stock market. After the 2007 crash, you felt some pain, but securities rebounded. Since your...
| Oct 2, 2011
Connecticut has had zero net job creation since 1988. We have our jobs strategy exactly backward. Jobs are created by small business and shed by large business, yet Connecticut subsidizes big business and penalizes small business.
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:57 AM
A man is sentenced nearly a year after being charged on allegations of tax fraud. Officials say Troy Beam, Shippensburg faces 74 months in prison in relation to charges of tax evasion, obstructing and impeding the due administration of the IRS and willful...
| 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...