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  • After L.A. County scandal, Legislature OKs tax agent regulations

    After L.A. County scandal, Legislature OKs tax agent regulations
    Following the corruption charges of Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez, the Assembly approved a measure that would put property tax agents on a tighter leash. The bill by Assemblyman Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) would require the agents to...
  • Catholic Group, Insurance Department Resolve Dispute Over Abortion Documents

    A bureaucratic bulletin issued Aug. 18 resolves a dispute between a Catholic lobbying group and the state Insurance Department over public access to documents detailing how health insurers account for federal funds and spending on abortions. The issue is...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Taxpayers and workers gouged by labor-law dodge

    WASHINGTON The largest government infusion of cash into the U.S. economy in generations the 2009 stimulus was riddled with a massive labor scheme that harmed workers and cheated unsuspecting American taxpayers. At the time, government regulators...
  • U.S. Senate investigators split on party lines over IRS scandal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Senate investigators criticized a watchdog for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Friday for "inaccurately and unfairly" damaging public confidence in the tax agency's political impartiality. Republican investigators...
  • Why is worker misclassification a problem?

    WASHINGTON Treating workers as independent contractors isn't a business decision that company owners have the right to make without considering federal laws. The Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor have the final word. Each agency...
  • 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...