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  • Deductions for Cars and Other Items You Own

    Deductions for Cars and Other Items You Own
    Familiarize yourself with what is and what is not deductible when it comes to the things you own. And, better yet, some purchases can win you tax credits, which are far more valuable than any deduction can be. A deduction lets you reduce the amount of...
  • Hearing makes case for film industry tax credits

    Hearing makes case for film industry tax credits
    State tax credits designed to keep film and television shoots from leaving California have generated $2.2 billion in economic activity since 2009, according to testimony given Friday during a public hearing in Pasadena. State Assemblyman Anthony...
  • Portantino swings toward Brown proposal

    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) was alone among the state’s Democrats Wednesday when he voted against Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposal to gut the state’s 400-plus redevelopment agencies. But after a meeting with the...
  • Around Town: State tax credit for TV/film industry a good idea

    Local Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge) did a good thing last week. On Friday, he chaired an informational hearing at the Pasadena City Hall concerning tax credits for the film industry. Until the late 1990s, California’s...
  • Lawmaker delays hearing on Darden tax-break bill

    Lawmaker delays hearing on Darden tax-break bill
    TALLAHASSEE — A hearing on a bill that would give Darden Restaurants a tax break of as much as $5 million a year was postponed Wednesday after the sponsor asked for more time to address recent questions about the legislation. Rep. Chris Dorworth,...
  • A Green Car for Every Driver

    A Green Car for Every Driver
    Not long ago, carmakers were touting hydrogen as the silver bullet for energy independence and environmental redemption. But massive roadblocks to building the hydrogen highway forced automakers to follow detours to other green technologies. Just as no...
  • Ex-DuPage official got 2 preferential deals from former board colleagues

    Ex-DuPage official got 2 preferential deals from former board colleagues
    When DuPage County officials wanted to build 91 new units of affordable housing eight years ago, they didn't bother to follow federal rules that required them to request proposals from developers. They didn't bother to even look outside their own...
  • Ex-DuPage official got no-bid deals

    When DuPage County officials wanted to build 91 new units of affordable housing eight years ago, they didn’t bother to follow federal rules that required them to request proposals from developers. They didn’t bother to even look outside their...
  • Darden rents from itself and saves on taxes

    Darden rents from itself and saves on taxes
    Orlando-based Darden Restaurants has cut its corporate taxes in some states by renting restaurants from itself, using a strategy that has led to challenges and millions of dollars in back taxes for some other big companies. The owner of chains...
  • What if green products make us pollute more?

    What if green products make us pollute more?
    What if "green" cars made pollution worse, not better? What if they increased greenhouse gas emissions instead of decreasing them? Preposterous, you say? Well, consider what's happened in Sweden. Through generous subsidies, Sweden aggressively pushed its...
  • Watson to pursue measure to help Howard Co. swim clubs

    Howard County Councilwoman Courtney Watson is pursuing a measure to amend neighborhood preservation laws in a continuing effort to assist nonprofit swim clubs. Watson's proposal would permit pool owners to sell their development rights to builders, under...