| 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...
| Jan 30, 2011
For taxpayers who are procrastinators, this is your year.
Not only is the Internal Revenue Service asking those with more complex returns to hold off filing until mid-February, but the usual tax deadline has been extended three days, to April 18, because...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 7:57 PM
A new proposal is on the table that could mean no more state income tax for Missouri residents. But to balance that out, sales taxes would go up, and that has many small business owners across the state feeling uneasy.
It's called the "Fair Tax," and...
| Jun 3, 2012
This Wednesday's planned opening of the half-billion-dollar Maryland Live! Casino at Arundel Mills marks a red-letter day in Maryland gaming history. The scale of the enormous, 330,000-square-foot facility is stunning: It will eventually house 4,750...
| Jun 10, 2012
A new report from the IRS shows that nearly 21,000 American households with incomes of $200,000 and up didn't owe federal income taxes.
If you're like me, your first question is: How can that be?
Your possible next question: Can I get that kind of tax...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 6:38 PM
A York City woman is indicted on charges of conspiring to submit false and fradulent federal income tax returns. The U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania claims that between January 1, 2009 through June 1, 2009, 35 year old Carmen...
| Jun 16, 2012
| 9:30 AM
In his op-ed "Annapolis dines at federal expense" (June 13) Sean Kennedy wrote: "The more Maryland taxes federal employees, the less money Uncle Sam can ask from them in taxes." I have issues with this on several points.
First, this applies to all...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:22 PM
House Speaker Chris Donovan has proposed raising the minimum wage in Connecticut from $8.25 an hour to $9 on July 1 and to $9.75 the following July — and in the future having it rise with inflation.
Currently, only Washington has a minimum wage...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 6:11 PM
High-earners in Maryland will feel a financial pinch as employers start withholding more money from paychecks to accommodate the higher income tax rates approved by the General Assembly in May and signed into law by Gov.Martin O'Malley.