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  • Bonds could be tax-free when paying for college

    Q: I have EE Savings Bonds and would like to know if I can use them for my son's education without having to pay taxes on them. M. H., Oviedo A: An educational tax exclusion is available for Series EE and bonds issued in 1990 or later if certain...
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  • Brown calls for end of redevelopment agencies

    Brown calls for end of redevelopment agencies
    A key source of funds for local parks, housing and economic growth would be diverted to state coffers under a proposal Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled Monday as part of his effort to slash a $28-billion state deficit. Brown's budget calls for the Glendale...
  • Dems scramble for tax deal amid Quinn's inauguration

    Dems scramble for tax deal amid Quinn's inauguration
    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...
  • Illinois taxpayers wake up to new reality: 67 percent hike

    Illinois taxpayers wake up to new reality: 67 percent hike
    While most Illinois taxpayers were asleep early Wednesday, their wallets and bank accounts were being lightened by Illinois lawmakers desperate for more revenue to ease a crushing state financial crisis. The morning-after reality was this: The state...
  • Budget would shift burden to local government

    Calls for billions in cuts to programs and services and for continuing temporary tax hikes aren't the only reasons Gov. Jerry Brown's state budget proposal was turning heads Monday. Brown's plan also calls for a reorganization of the state bureaucracy...
  • Governor wants to scrap redevelopment agencies

    A major source of funds for city services would be diverted to state coffers under a proposal Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled this week as part of his effort to slash a $28-billion state deficit. Brown's budget calls for the Burbank Redevelopment Agency and...
  • 401(k) withdrawals can be made without penalty

    401(k) withdrawals can be made without penalty
    Question: I retired from Lockheed Martin this year, I am older than 55 but younger than 59 1/2. Can I make withdrawals from my 401(k) that are not equal periodic payments without paying a 10 percent penalty? — J. V., Orlando ¬Éz Answer: You can avoid...
  • Council fights to save redevelopment money

    CITY HALL — The City Council acted quickly Friday to protect local redevelopment revenue from being rerouted to Sacramento as part of Gov. Jerry Brown's budget proposal. Faced with another massive state budget deficit, Brown's budget proposes to...
  • Malloy To Offer No-Increase Budget

    Malloy To Offer No-Increase Budget
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Tuesday that the state budget he unveils next month will fully fund state pensions and not rely on borrowing money to pay operating expenses — two departures from recent years. He also said he would steer...
  • Assembly fails to pass tax bill, adopts 'Doomsday' budget

    Assembly fails to pass tax bill, adopts 'Doomsday' budget
    The Maryland General Assembly's regular 90-day session ended in disarray Monday at midnight as legislators failed to approve an income tax measure to which their leaders had agreed. The lack of action meant that a so-called "doomsday" budget —...