Is Montana’s tax system really fair? Media Trackers digs into the details.
Legislative committee approved Governor’s budget plan to hire 113 new auditors and tax enforcement agents to increase tax collections in Wisconsin.
After legislative changes reduced the amount Wisconsin income earners have withheld in state taxes from their paychecks, state income tax refunds have not surprisingly went down. But while the correlation between reduced withholdings and lower tax refunds may not surprise most, the liberal reaction to reduced income tax refunds shows just how much some liberals don’t understand how taxes are collect.
Lawmakers and trade groups alike are skeptical of a massive spending, taxing and fee hike proposed by the Department of Transportation
A study on state tax burdens published this month by Columbia University and the National Center for Children (NCCP) in Poverty has found that Montana has the third highest tax burden of any state for a family of four living at the poverty level, tied with Illinois.
Charlie Crist has released a campaign ad criticizing Gov. Rick Scott for lower property taxes that resulted in higher revenues for schools.
Floridians will soon pay sales tax on all Amazon.com purchases, and a federal bill threatens to impose new taxes on all Internet shopping.
Opponents of Franklin County Issue 6, which would double the amount of property taxes paid to the nonprofit that runs the Columbus Zoo, must contend with over half a million in pro-levy spending from the proposal’s wealthy backers.
The Florida GOP accurately noted Democrat Charlie Crist raised taxes when he was governor, but PolitiFact Florida declined to give the GOP a “true” ruling.
Governor John Kasich’s latest plan to pay for an Ohio income tax cut with a variety of tax hikes has prompted criticism from leading taxpayer advocates at National Taxpayers Union and Americans for Tax Reform.