- Judge deems gay couple as spouses after 1 partner's death Updated: Jul-31-15 5:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA - A judge has recognized a 2001 same-sex union as a common-law marriage in Pennsylvania even though one partner died before gay marriage became legal, a ruling that has family lawyers across the state buzzing about the potential implications.
- Court upholds reversal of house's tax sale over $6.30 bill Updated: Jul-29-15 5:37 am
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld an appeals court decision reversing the sale of a widow's home that was triggered by a $6.30 tax bill.
- NC court upholds taxpayer-funded grants for private schools Updated: Jul-23-15 6:56 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina - A divided state Supreme Court ruled Thursday in favor of a Republican-backed program that spends taxpayer money on tuition for students at private and religious schools.
- Kansas Revenue Department still processing paper tax returns Updated: Jul-22-15 1:16 pm
WICHITA, Kansas - The Kansas Department of Revenue says it's still processing paper tax returns but should be finished soon.
- Recent Missouri Editorials Updated: Jul-21-15 8:05 am
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- State audit faults Treasury for tax, debt collection issues Updated: Jul-20-15 3:22 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan's Treasury Department issued 76,000 tax assessments with incorrect balances to businesses and individuals, causing some to pay delinquent taxes they did not owe, an audit said Monday.
- Court upholds Douglas Bruce convictions for tax evasion Updated: Jul-17-15 6:13 pm
DENVER - The Colorado Court of Appeals upheld the convictions for tax evasion and other charges that sent anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce to jail for six months in 2012.
- Taxpayer service hits new low at IRS as 'Obamacare' kicks in Updated: Jul-15-15 3:59 pm
WASHINGTON - Hello? Hello? Customer service at the IRS hit new lows this year, just as taxpayers were grappling with a wave of identity theft and new requirements under President Barack Obama's health law.
- Tax season by the numbers Updated: Jul-15-15 2:55 pm
The IRS processed more than 126 million tax returns this year from individual filers. A look at the numbers:
- Used car dealer admits failing to turn over sales taxes Updated: Jul-14-15 5:14 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - State authorities say a used car dealer has admitted that he purposely failed to turn over more than $156,000 in state sales taxes.
- Lawmakers question Kansas policy on tax credit information Updated: Jul-13-15 1:21 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - A decades-old Kansas policy that keeps secret the names of those who receive millions of dollars in tax credits is designed to protect taxpayer privacy, state officials said, but some lawmakers argue it keeps them from knowing which breaks are worth keeping.
- Connecticut taxpayer service center offline for maintenance Updated: Jul-11-15 10:26 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - The taxpayer service center operated by the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services will be offline for computer maintenance over the weekend.
- The Latest: Kansas governor says gay marriage order narrow Updated: Jul-09-15 4:05 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The latest on gay marriage in Kansas. (All times local.)
- Missouri law allows tax exemption for stillbirths Updated: Jul-07-15 6:44 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri is joining at least one other state in offering a tax exemption for stillbirths, after Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon signed a law allowing it starting this year.
- Property value notices show homeowners tax implications Updated: Jul-07-15 1:45 pm
HELENA, Montana - Homeowners are getting property value notices in the mail from the Department of Revenue as officials prepare to calculate tax bills for the first half of the fiscal year.
- Connecticut agency tracks down $85.8M in uncollected taxes Updated: Jul-06-15 3:58 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's Department of Revenue Services announced Monday it unearthed about $85.8 million in uncollected tax revenue after ramping up efforts to resolve audit disputes with larger companies and making more personal visits to delinquent businesses.
- Wins, setbacks mark the path to nationwide same-sex marriage Updated: Jul-06-15 1:05 pm
WASHINGTON - In 2004, when Massachusetts became the first state to allow same-sex couples to marry, President George W. Bush declared support for a constitutional amendment "to protect the institution of marriage." Voters in 13 states changed their constitutions to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman. In most of those states, the vote wasn't even close.
- Lawsuits involving gay marriage cost Kansas taxpayers $100K Updated: Jul-02-15 6:58 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Kansas attorney general's office says legal disputes involving the state's gay marriage ban have cost taxpayers nearly $100,000 over the past 18 months.
- Residents hit by tornado get more time to file tax returns Updated: Jul-02-15 4:06 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois residents affected by last week's tornados in Lee and Grundy counties will get extra time to file state tax returns.
- Gov. Scott's wealth grew after spending millions on campaign Updated: Jul-01-15 2:02 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a multi-millionaire former businessman who dipped into his own fortune last year to help his re-election campaign, continues to get wealthier.