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Stories with subject: Personal taxes
  • Officials begin process of dissolving Belleville Township 
    Updated: Sep-02-15 5:07 pm

    BELLEVILLE TOWNSHIP, Illinois - Officials in a southwestern Illinois community have cleared the first hurdle in dissolving the 130-year-old township.

  • Kansas tax collections $30M short of expectations in August 
    Updated: Sep-01-15 7:20 pm

    TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas collected $30 million less in taxes than anticipated last month, though officials said Tuesday that larger-than-expected income tax refunds were most of the reason.

  • Amnesty program for delinquent Missouri taxpayers to begin 
    Updated: Aug-30-15 10:41 am

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Hundreds of thousands of delinquent Missouri taxpayers will get the chance to pay back taxes without penalties or interest as part of a temporary amnesty program that's expected to bring in about $75 million.

  • AP EXCLUSIVE: Chairman promises review of unspent charity story has photos
    Updated: Aug-27-15 7:07 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - Nearly $10 million in charitable donations by California taxpayers sat unspent in government accounts at the end of last year, The Associated Press has found, and the Senate Governance and Finance Committee chairman said Thursday that he wants a review of state accounts and will hold a hearing to find out why the money hasn't been spent.

  • Oregonians will get $402 million in 'kicker' rebates 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 7:28 pm

    SALEM, Oregon - Oregon will send $402 million back to taxpayers next year after the state collected more than expected in personal-income taxes over the last two years, state economists said Wednesday.

  • Douglas County businessman admits to income-tax evasion 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 4:58 am

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A Douglas County businessman has admitted putting his business under an employee's name to avoid paying income taxes.

  • Florida taxpayers pay up: June special session cost $651,000 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 4:17 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - A messy budget fight that forced Florida's legislators to hold an unusual June special session cost taxpayers more than $651,000, according to figures released Monday by the Florida Senate.

  • Tardy tax filers risk loss of health care subsidies story has photos
    Updated: Aug-24-15 3:00 pm

    WASHINGTON - Sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health care law doesn't start for another couple of months, but the next few days are crucial for hundreds of thousands of customers at risk of losing financial aid when they renew coverage for 2016.

  • Owners of property damaged by wildfires may get tax relief 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 1:46 pm

    HELENA, Montana - The state Department of Revenue is reminding owners of property or forest lands damaged by wildfire or other natural disasters that they may be eligible for property tax relief.

  • Complaints continue to pile up against Douglas Bruce 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 4:25 pm

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado - Douglas Bruce could face more jail time if his probation is revoked at the end of this month based on Denver Adult Probation Department complaints that he hasn't reported financial dealings as required.

  • Specter of 38 Studios looms over PawSox stadium proposal 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 11:10 am

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The shadow of failed video game company 38 Studios comes up repeatedly as the owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox make their pitch to build a stadium in Providence.

  • As landlines disappear, so does funding for 911 services 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 6:49 pm

    FRANKFORT, Kentucky - On a 911 map of the Lake Forest subdivision in Owensboro, the homes light up because nearly everyone in the older neighborhood has a landline.

  • Ohio: Military pension tax exemption costs state millions 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 6:13 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A state income tax break intended to help Ohio attract military retirees has cost the state millions more than originally estimated.

  • NW Indiana assessor wants security upgrades after threat 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 6:15 pm

    VALPARAISO, Indiana - A northwestern Indiana county assessor says he hopes the second credible threat of violence against his staff in five years leads to security upgrades.

  • IRS: Computer breach bigger than first thought; 334K victims story has photos
    Updated: Aug-17-15 6:14 pm

    WASHINGTON - A computer breach at the IRS in which thieves stole tax information from thousands of taxpayers is much bigger than the agency originally disclosed.

  • Nebraskan gets home confinement for cheating on US taxes 
    Updated: Aug-17-15 9:55 am

    OMAHA, Nebraska - A northeast Nebraska man who already has paid nearly $202,000 in restitution has been given six months of home confinement for cheating on his federal income taxes.

  • UW challenges apartment property tax ruling 
    Updated: Aug-16-15 11:46 am

    CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The University of Wyoming is challenging a state tax board's decision that it must pay property taxes on a relatively new $15 million student apartment complex on the Laramie campus.

  • Fewer than 30,000 rich taxpayers to pay top new state rates 
    Updated: Aug-13-15 12:31 pm

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Higher state income taxes have kicked in for Connecticut's wealthiest residents, with a top lawmaker confident the new rates will generate nearly $300 million in expected revenue.

  • Governor, Senate leader urge action on different tax bills 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 3:18 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - Gov. Pat McCrory and Senate Republicans held dueling rallies Wednesday seeking support late in this year's session from local government leaders and the public for two tax bills involving local governments.

  • Tax preparer H&R Block to refund 656 consumers over $33K 
    Updated: Aug-07-15 10:01 am

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - The New Hampshire Attorney General says tax preparer H&R Block has agreed to refund 656 consumers over $33,500 after it was accused of erroneously charging them for preparation of a state business and profits tax return.

  • Oklahoma retailers expect soaring sales on sales tax holiday 
    Updated: Aug-06-15 4:18 pm

    OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma retailers were re-stocking their shelves Thursday as they prepared for the state's annual sales tax holiday on back-to-school clothing and shoes, a shopping frenzy that coincides with the beginning of another school year.

  • Bipartisan investigation cites management flaws at IRS 
    Updated: Aug-05-15 5:29 pm

    WASHINGTON - Management flaws at the IRS contributed to a "dysfunctional culture" that allowed agents to mistreat conservative political groups when they applied for tax-exempt status, according to the results of a bipartisan congressional investigation released Wednesday.

  • Wisconsin's unclaimed lottery winnings exceed $57M 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 12:53 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - More than $2 million was left on the table by Wisconsin residents who had winning lottery tickets but failed to collect their cash in fiscal year 2015, state lottery and financial officials said.