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  • Naperville looks at smaller property tax increase

    Naperville looks at smaller property tax increase
    Naperville may not raise property taxes as much as anticipated. Councilmen on Wednesday showed support for a plan that would raise the average homeowner's payment to the city by $24 instead of $47. However, the plan also widens the city's budget...
  • Voters approve Virginia tax break for war widows, widowers

    UPDATE - 1 p.m., Nov 5: An amendment to Virginia's constitution giving war widows and widowers a property tax exemption passed overwhelmingly Tuesday, according to unofficial results from the State Board of Elections. With 2,553 of 2,557 precincts...
  • Voters pass New Trier referendum to borrow $89 million

    Voters pass New Trier referendum to borrow $89 million
    Voters on Tuesday cast ballots overwhelmingly in support of New Trier Township High School District 203's referendum request to borrow $89 million to help pay for a proposed $100 million renovation of the Winnetka campus. With all 52 precincts...
  • New York and Los Angeles Fight for Latenight Shows With Incentives

    When CBS announced last summer that Stephen Colbert would stay in New York when he takes over "Late Show," it wasn't much of a surprise in Los Angeles, even though Mayor Eric Garcetti had made overtures to lure the show West. In Gotham the production is...
  • PennEast won't pay property taxes in Pa.

    PennEast won't pay property taxes in Pa.
    Michelle Trivigno has been busy lately consulting tax tables. The Delaware Township, N.J., tax collector is trying to figure out the amount of tax revenue that will flow to the township each year if the $1 billion PennEast natural gas transmission line...
  • After Hogan victory, local governments look to cut taxes and fees

    After Hogan victory, local governments look to cut taxes and fees
    In Anne Arundel County, the property tax is on the chopping block. In Howard and Harford counties, the stormwater management fee — derided as the "rain tax" — is being targeted. Even in cash-strapped Baltimore — where a Republican...
  • China gives tax breaks on Hong Kong-Shanghai stock link

    SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - China will temporarily exempt taxes on profits made from a landmark scheme linking the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges, the finance ministry said on Friday, removing a potential stumbling block for global investors...
  • Post-election arrogance?

    Post-election arrogance?
    Oh, the arrogance of power. The top Maryland lobbyist for telecom giant Comcast couldn't even wait for the dust to settle after Election Day to start bashing Maryland lawmakers. At a Chamber of Commerce luncheon talk right after Larry Hogan's victory,...
  • Williams voters toss open space tax

    Williams voters toss open space tax
    Williams Township voters narrowly ended an earned income tax that has been used for years to preserve open space. On Tuesday, 1,045 votes were cast to end the 0.25 percent earned income tax that went toward the township's open space preservation fund....
  • Short sale can have grave tax implications

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I am about to close on a short sale in Atlanta and I am being told my lender is going to issue me a 1099C. Can you give me the name of a good tax person I can speak to that might be willing to help me understand...
  • Northampton County solicitor urges Easton to repeal commuter tax

    Northampton County solicitor urges Easton to repeal commuter tax
    Northampton County's solicitor urged Easton City Council on Wednesday to reject a plan to increase an earned income tax on people who work in the city but don't live there. In fact, Victor Scomillio suggested Easton take it a step further. "I'd ask...