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Stories with subject: Personal taxes
  • Man given 12-year sentence for filing false tax returns 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 4:55 am

    WASHINGTON - A Raleigh man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison on charges of conspiracy to file false claims and identity theft.

  • No new Louisiana income tax refund cards as of Friday 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 2:46 pm

    BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Louisiana Department of Revenue says that, starting Friday, taxpayers cannot get state income tax refunds on debit cards because J.P. Morgan Chase is dropping the prepaid debit cards.

  • FACT CHECK: Math in Trump's tax plan doesn't always add up story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Sep-29-15 12:52 pm

    WASHINGTON - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump touts his tax overhaul plan as a boon for middle-income Americans, but it would also be likely to help the wealthy - including people like himself.

  • Hogan urges eligible Md. residents to apply for tax refund 
    Updated: Sep-28-15 5:05 pm

    ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot on Monday urged state residents who paid income taxes in another state between 2011 and 2014 to apply for a tax refund against the county portion of their income taxes.

  • 2 appeal after candidacies disqualified 
    Updated: Sep-27-15 2:59 pm

    NEW ORLEANS - Two candidates seeking to serve as state representatives for districts in New Orleans have been disqualified for failing to file state tax returns, though both cases are being appealed.

  • Delaware panel updates revenue projections 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 7:15 pm

    NEW CASTLE, Delaware - The panel that sets Delaware's official revenue projections bumped up its estimates Monday, but only slightly.

  • Colorado lawmakers face divergent budget projections 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 5:28 pm

    DENVER - Refunds to Colorado taxpayers and possible obligations to transportation projects mean state lawmakers are in for a wild year of budgeting.

  • Survey says New Jersey has highest tax burden 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 12:29 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey residents carry the highest tax burden in the country after new accounting standards that allow unfunded pension and benefit costs to be factored in, according to a study released Monday.

  • Taxpayer price tag for transportation projects is unclear 
    Updated: Sep-20-15 10:57 am

    TRENTON, New Jersey - What the burden will be on state commuters and taxpayers for a new rail tunnel connecting New York and New Jersey is unsettled even though the estimated $20 billion project got a jolt forward this week after a painful summer of delays along the Hudson River corridor.

  • House panel votes to make $412B in tax breaks permanent 
    Updated: Sep-17-15 3:10 pm

    WASHINGTON - House Republicans advanced legislation Thursday to make permanent a series of temporary tax breaks for restaurants, multinational corporations and other businesses.

  • Indiana tax amnesty begins, aims to collect at least $90M 
    Updated: Sep-15-15 4:59 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's second tax amnesty period in the past decade began Tuesday, giving delinquent taxpayers a two-month window to pay off their tax debt without enforcing the penalties, interest and collection fees that have accumulated.

  • Got a $100 million tax bill? Your check is no good at IRS story has photos
    Updated: Sep-14-15 3:58 pm

    WASHINGTON - No checks, please. Starting next year, your check won't be any good at the IRS - if you're making a tax payment of $100 million or more.

  • Government says students can apply earlier for college aid 
    Updated: Sep-13-15 3:36 pm

    WASHINGTON - Aspiring college students will be able to apply for federal financial aid three months earlier than now and submit a previous year's tax return, changes aimed at helping more people pay for school, the White House said Sunday.

  • Jury finds Monroe tax preparer guilty 
    Updated: Sep-12-15 4:05 am

    MONROE, Louisiana - A federal jury has found a Monroe tax preparer guilty of filing multiple false tax returns.

  • Hardware problem forced New Mexico MVD offline for hours 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 6:32 pm

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - The New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department is blaming a hardware malfunction for a computer outage that affected tax and motor vehicle offices statewide.

  • County assesses property damage from Cornet fire 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 1:32 pm

    BAKER, Oregon - Baker County officials are reappraising properties that were destroyed and damaged by the Cornet wildfire near Baker City to reduce property tax bills for owners.