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  • Nissan Leaf: A revolutionary vehicle that drives like a car

    Nissan Leaf: A revolutionary vehicle that drives like a car
    No one loves lofty rhetoric and prosaic hyperbole more than car manufacturers. With a dollar for every time a mundane car was described as "exciting," "revolutionary" or "race-inspired," you could pull an Oprah and buy everyone on your block a...
  • Legislators try to revive old bills

    Local lawmakers used a brief legislative session this month to dust off old bills that never made it, and to push new proposals ahead of the new year. State Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) reintroduced two measures that failed last year,...
  • Home sales plunge 41%

    Home sales plunge 41%
    Peninsula-area home sales plunged 41 percent in November, compared to November 2009. That's because home buyers this time last year were rushing to buy to qualify for federal first-time homebuyer tax credits of up to $8,000 before the offer expired. That...
  • Finding caregiver tax deductions

    Finding caregiver tax deductions
    Q. Are there any tax deductions or credits that I would be eligible for due to caring for my husband who has Alzheimer's? Yes, there are. Consult your tax person for the details, but here are some guidelines. Deductible care-giving costs may include:...
  • Poring over the new Leaf

    Poring over the new Leaf
    Although the all-electric Nissan Leaf went on sale in December in Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona and Tennessee, the rest of the country will have to wait until late in 2011 to see how well-suited it is for colder climes. But I got a sneak...
  • After spectacular fall, Struever reappears on the radar

    After spectacular fall, Struever reappears on the radar
    Two years after C. William Struever's real estate empire collapsed and the once-ubiquitous developer dropped off Baltimore's radar, the urban visionary has reappeared as a managing director of a new company, working on the same kinds of projects that...
  • Homeowners must apply for property-tax credit or lose it

    Tens of thousands of Maryland homeowners who haven't already applied for the Homestead Property Tax Credit have until the end of the year to do so or lose the often-valuable break. The deadline was set so long ago — 2007 — that some residents...
  • Whirlpool Corp. to pay State back $800K for tax credits, incentives

    Whirlpool Corp. to pay State back $800K for tax credits, incentives
    The Indiana Economic Development Corporation and Whirlpool Corporation announced Tuesday that Whirlpool will honor its commitment and pay the state of Indiana $800,000 to resolve all tax credits and incentives associated with the loss of employment in the...
  • Read the full text of Obama's speech on the GOP budget

    The following is a transcript of President Obama's politically-charged remarks Tuesday afternoon at an Associated Press luncheon framing the general election campaign, as released by the White House. Obama: "Thank you very much.  (Applause.)  Please have...
  • City homeowners given 30 days to repay tax credits they didn't request

    City homeowners given 30 days to repay tax credits they didn't request
    Over the past two years, Maureen Coyle has received $5,700 in property tax breaks that the city admits she never requested for her Patterson Park rowhouse. Now the city is demanding full repayment by month's end. If she doesn't or can't pay by then,...
  • Assembly OKs bill imposing fines for improper homestead tax credits

    Assembly OKs bill imposing fines for improper homestead tax credits
    The General Assembly has approved a bill imposing steep penalties on homeowners who are caught getting homestead property tax credits they're not entitled to receive. Fines would equal 25 percent of any undeserved break – a considerable...