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  • Tax refund thief nets $4.5M, then four years in prison

    Tax refund thief nets $4.5M, then four years in prison
    A Broward man who ripped off about $4.5 million by filing phony tax returns with the IRS was sentenced to four years in federal prison Friday. The punishment could have been worse, but Freddie Howard's cooperation with the government persuaded a...
  • Seniors to picket at Hampton state of the city address

    HAMPTON — Senior citizens plan to picket Mayor George Wallace's state of the city address Sept. 3 because of action the City Council took this past spring that revokes a property exemption provided for elderly residents. Celestine Monroe said...
  • California Boost: Will Tripling Tax Credits Work?

    The news that California will more than triple the size of its tax credit program for movie and TV production was met with words of praise from crew members and studio reps, and pledges of new jobs from politicians. Will it make sure Hollywood stays in...
  • Texas judge overturns state's school finance system

    AUSTIN, Texas A state judge overturned Texas' school finance system for the second time in 18 months on Thursday, ruling that the Legislature's funding boost last year failed to fix a system that is unfair and inadequate for the state's 5 million public...
  • Hollywood lands new tax credits

    So the moviemakers are demanding and getting huge tax credits to get them to produce films in California.  ( “State to hike film tax credits,’’ Aug. 28) How ironic it is that this is the same industry that pushes for every liberal...
  • Future of sewer district-owned house still unclear

    Future of sewer district-owned house still unclear
    HAMPTON — Hampton Roads Sanitation District officials are mulling over plans for the $424,500 waterfront home the public agency purchased in 2012. As the clock ticks, so does the meter. The sanitation district will pay property taxes until its...
  • Emanuel allies send loyalty scorecard to aldermanic challengers

    A political fund backing Mayor Rahm Emanuel has assembled a scorecard for would-be Chicago City Council candidates to gauge their views on key issues such as property taxes, public schools and the minimum wage. The six-question form was sent via email...
  • Glastonbury's Elderly Residents Taking Advantage Of Tax Breaks

    GLASTONBURY — Four hundred sixty four residents used the town's tax credit program for older homeowners this year, according to Town Manager Richard J. Johnson. Johnson said the cumulative total benefit for those applying for the program on the...
  • Federal agents spotted at One South Street

    Federal agents spotted at One South Street
    Federal agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration and the criminal investigation division of the IRS were seen inside the former Alex Brown Building at One South Street on Wednesday afternoon.  An IRS agent appeared to be standing guard inside the...
  • Megan McArdle: Burger King and the whopper about global taxation

    Megan McArdle: Burger King and the whopper about global taxation
    Jacob Levy, an American professor living in Montreal, made a point on Twitter this week that I wish more journalists would take to heart: If you're writing about inversions, and you don't prominently mention global taxation in the first few paragraphs,...
  • Governor, Legislative Leaders Reach Deal on California Movie and TV Tax Credit

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - California legislative leaders and Gov. Jerry Brown announced a deal on Wednesday to extend and expand California's movie and TV tax credit, more than tripling its size to $330 million annually. "Proud to announce a deal...