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  • Seven US corporations paid more to their CEOs than to Uncle Sam in 2013

    Seven US corporations paid more to their CEOs than to Uncle Sam in 2013
    WASHINGTON — Seven of the 30 largest U.S. corporations paid more money to their chief executive officers last year than they paid in U.S. federal income taxes, according to a study released Tuesday that was disputed by at least one of the companies....
  • Easton closes in on 2015 budget, commuter tax hike

    Easton closes in on 2015 budget, commuter tax hike
    Easton city council moved closer to passing a 2015 budget Monday that will reduce or leave largely unchanged the tax burden on its residents. But some non-residents who work there are likely to see an increase. During the council's final hearing on...
  • Tax attorney used IDs of dead children to avoid taxes

    A former San Diego tax attorney and accountant who used the IDs of dead children to avoid paying taxes was sentenced Monday to federal prison for 57 months. Lloyd Taylor, 71, was convicted of 19 felonies. He "tried in every conceivable way to avoid...
  • Orland Park residents can apply for property tax rebate

    Orland Park residents can apply for property tax rebate
    Orland Park is now accepting applications for its annual property tax rebate program through Dec. 12. Eligible residents can submit applications online at optaxrebate.com or submit a paper application by mail or in person at Village Hall at 14700 S....
  • Amendment would give war widows tax break

    The one proposed constitutional amendment on Tuesday's ballot that would exempt military widows and widowers from paying property taxes on their homes. The idea passed the General Assembly easily earlier this year, clearing every committee, then the full...
  • Sarbanes models a different kind of election focused on small donors

    Like most candidates running for re-election, Rep. John Sarbanes has spent much of his time recently at fundraisers, pressing the flesh in pursuit of campaign cash. But donors who show up to meet the Baltimore County Democrat quickly learn he is not...
  • Higher taxes pushing middle class to poverty

    With the never-ending increases in property taxes that have made us struggle to meet mortgage payments, my worst fear was compounded when I opened my husband's health care insurance premium for 2015. It had doubled and exceeded our mortgage payment....
  • Kentucky 'dark-money' group grew rapidly in 2014 election cycle

    Kentucky 'dark-money' group grew rapidly in 2014 election cycle
    The Kentucky Opportunity Coalition, a conservative political nonprofit group, wasn’t very busy before last year. It didn’t raise or spend a single dollar in all of 2012. When the year ended, it had just $904 in its bank account. But its...
  • Higher Emanuel fees and taxes add up

    Higher Emanuel fees and taxes add up
    As the Chicago City Council prepares to approve his latest budget Wednesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel repeatedly has reminded voters that he didn't raise city property taxes during his first four years in office. But that doesn't mean homeowners haven't had...
  • Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley receives donation, and other company news

    Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley receives donation, and other company news
    Cancer Support Community receives donation The Cancer Support Community of the Greater Lehigh Valley recently received a $2,000 donation from Mass Mutual Financial Group. The grant is designated for breast cancer programs that are offered at the...
  • Tax credits available for certain energy-efficient upgrades

    Tax credits available for certain energy-efficient upgrades
    Q: We plan to add a new room to our house by the end of this year, at a cost of about $60,000. What are the tax consequences, if any? Can we deduct anything on our 2014 tax return we will file next year? A: If you are adding energy-efficient products...