- Congress wants to know how thieves stole tax info from IRS Updated: May-27-15 11:36 am
WASHINGTON - Congress is demanding answers about how identity thieves were able to steal the personal tax information of more than 100,000 taxpayers from an IRS website.
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- Senate leader says tax dispute won't delay budget Updated: May-26-15 4:57 pm
BOSTON - A constitutional dispute between the two legislative branches over the Senate's taxation powers is an "honest disagreement" that should not delay final passage of the state's $38 billion budget, Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg said Tuesday.
- AG Schuette reports income of about $300,000 in 2014 Updated: May-22-15 3:46 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette and his wife reported income of about $300,000 last year.
- Bill would keep kicker for budget reserves, education Updated: May-21-15 9:52 pm
SALEM, Oregon - An Oregon Democrat introduced a bill Thursday that would cancel anticipated "kicker" tax rebates and use the money instead for education and the state's reserve fund.
- Taxes matter in fund investing, even when there's no bill Updated: May-21-15 5:27 pm
NEW YORK - Most of us don't worry about taxes when it comes to mutual funds.
- IRS refunds $10M to tax preparers who paid to take test Updated: May-21-15 4:15 pm
WASHINGTON - The IRS is refunding a total of $10 million to thousands of tax preparers who paid to take a competency test, the agency announced Thursday.
- Special session means 2nd chance for some interests Updated: May-20-15 7:41 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Now that Minnesota lawmakers will be pulled back into action, the second-chance stampede is on.
- Missouri lawmakers send fewer tax changes to Gov. Nixon Updated: May-20-15 6:08 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Republican-controlled Legislature sent narrowly targeted tax-code changes to Gov. Jay Nixon this year hoping to avoid a repeat of last year, when the Democrat vetoed numerous tax measures he said were special-interest giveaways not accounted for in the budget.
- Nebraska Gov. Ricketts approves new two-year state budget Updated: May-20-15 4:42 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a new two-year budget on Wednesday that includes $408 million for property tax reductions and lower-than-average state spending growth.
- Missouri lawmakers pass multiple tax code changes Updated: May-20-15 4:02 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The Missouri Legislature's tumultuous final week prevented action on some omnibus tax legislation. Several smaller measures received final approval or were sent to the governor, though, before action in the Senate ground to a halt after a vote on a contentious right-to-work bill. Here's a look at some of the provisions that passed and legislative researchers' estimate of their annual cost to the state's general revenue fund.
- DC holiday pushes tax deadline back to April 18 next year Updated: May-19-15 12:51 pm
WASHINGTON - Mark your calendars: Next year, Tax Day falls on April 18.
- Brunt of Supreme Court tax ruling to fall on Maryland county Updated: May-19-15 5:55 am
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - The brunt of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down a Maryland tax will fall on one county.
- Supreme Court decision to cost Maryland millions Updated: May-18-15 4:16 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - A Supreme Court ruling in a Maryland tax case will cost the state an estimated $200 million in refunds it will have to pay residents stretching back seven or eight years, state officials estimated Monday.
- House tax bills get easy passage from Senate committee Updated: May-18-15 3:50 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A package of House-approved tax bills estimated to raise $615 million for next year's budget has sailed through its first stop in the Senate amid ongoing budget negotiations.
- Supreme Court strikes down Maryland tax law Updated: May-18-15 2:20 pm
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday struck down as unconstitutional a Maryland tax that has the effect of double-taxing income residents earn in other states.
- Vermont lawmakers adjourn after passing $30 million tax bill Updated: May-16-15 11:28 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont lawmakers approved spending plans totaling about $5.5 billion, raised taxes by about $30 million and declared their 2015 session complete Saturday night.
- Bills on breastfeeding, booze sales move through Legislature Updated: May-16-15 9:20 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Talk of the state budget has dominated the 2015 legislative session in New Hampshire, with other high-profile items such as casino gambling and changes to the state's marijuana laws occasionally stealing the spotlight.
- INSIDE WASHINGTON: Insurers pass tax along to the states Updated: May-16-15 8:58 am
There's more than a touch of absurdity in the way an industry fee in President Barack Obama's health care law is being passed along to state taxpayers.
- White House: Obama assets between $1.9M and $6.9M Updated: May-15-15 7:26 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, held assets last year that were worth roughly $1.9 million to $6.9 million, according to their required financial disclosure reports.
- Oregon families should get $284 in tax rebates next year Updated: May-14-15 5:04 pm
SALEM, Oregon - Oregon families should get an average of $284 in tax rebates next year, state economists said Thursday, citing a strong economy and a bump in job growth.
- Florida Department of Citrus seeks help from taxpayers Updated: May-14-15 3:04 am
BARTOW, Florida - The Florida Department of Citrus is seeking relief from the state's taxpayers for the effects of the deadly citrus greening disease.
- State income tax filing deadline Friday Updated: May-13-15 4:07 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The deadline for filing 2014 Louisiana individual income tax returns is Friday.
- State House approves plan to cut billions in property taxes Updated: May-12-15 9:20 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A plan to replace nearly $5 billion in the property taxes that are used to fund public education in Pennsylvania with higher sales and income taxes passed the state House on Tuesday, placing the issue squarely before lawmakers at the start of peak dealmaking season.
- Alabama House delays votes on bills related to tax hikes Updated: May-12-15 9:01 pm
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday delayed debate on proposed tax increases that have divided some Republican legislators, despite being backed by the GOP caucus.