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  1. Region's council tax is likely to rise by 3%Read the original story

    38 min ago | Berwickshire News

    If approved, the increase will be the third time in a row Borders taxpayers have seen their council tax rise following the end of a nine-year freeze ordered by the Scottish Government. A report set to go before councillors on Thursday, December 20, explains: "Council tax funds around 20% of local government net revenue expenditure in the Scottish Borders, the remainder coming from government in the form of direct revenue support grant.

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  2. Ex-restaurant owner sentenced for forced laborRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The News-Review

    A former owner of Thai restaurants who fraudulently obtained visas to bring cooks from Thailand and then compelled them to work long hours with minimal pay has been sentenced to more than three years in federal prison. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Paul Jumroon pleaded guilty in February to forced labor, conspiracy to commit visa fraud and making and subscribing a false federal income tax return in 2013.

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  3. Susan Tompor: Trump tax rule change has some rushing to divorce before 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Insurance News Net

    Some angry but bottom-line-driven couples are hoping to celebrate the New Year by making sure they finalize that divorce by For married couples who want to call it quits, the changes in the tax rules could make it more attractive for some to divorce in 2018, instead of dragging the process into 2019. Divorce attorneys say that they've been busy for the last few months of 2018, as couples take the new tax rules into account during mediation and divorce settlement conferences.

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  4. Derry Township approves tax increase after lengthy contentious debateRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PennLive.com

    A tax increase for Derry Township's 2019 budget passed Tuesday night, but not without tensions running high between the board of supervisors and nearly standing-room-only crowd of township residents in attendance. For more than an hour, about a dozen residents gave public statements to the board regarding next year's rise in property taxes.

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  5. In farewell, Ryan sees solutions if 'politics will allow it'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Washington Times

    ... Election Day that saw Democrats capture House control, which begins Jan. 3. Under Ryan , Congress approved the biggest tax cuts in decades, boosted defense spending and rolled back regulations protecting clean air and water adopted by former ...

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  6. Those leaked emails from the Ricketts family lack juicy stories, but...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... the wheelbarrow somehow broke this winter, and the Cubs are avoiding the prime-time free agents to avoid paying a luxury tax. 2. My favorite leak was a document referred to as the "Ricketts Family Constitution." Needless to say, it's far different ...

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  7. Tax Trends Heading Into 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Tax Foundation

    State tax changes are not made in a vacuum. States often adopt policies after watching peers address similar issues.

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  8. Calgary business tax burden among lowest of major cities in Canada and U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    Calgary businesses carry a total tax burden on new investment that is among the lowest in the country - and even lower than major cities in the United States, where corporate income taxes have been recently slashed - according to a new report from the C.D Howe Institute. C.D. Howe Institute says city remains 'quite competitive,' even after corporate income tax cuts in U.S. Calgary businesses carry a total tax burden on new investment that is among the lowest in the country - and even lower than major cities in the United States, where corporate income taxes have been recently slashed - according to a new report from the C.D Howe Institute.

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  9. What Is Smarter: Paying Off Debts or...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IBerkshires

    ... For example, perhaps you have recently received, or will soon receive, a year-end bonus. Or maybe you will get a sizable tax refund in just a few months. Wherever this money comes from, you will want to put it to good use. Should you use the cash to ...

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  10. 'Opportunity of a lifetime': Northam wants to invest in education to grow Virginia's workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... year The budget estimated that it would only increase by 1.5 percent. Once Virginia also fully conforms to federal tax changes, the administration believes more tax dollars will be brought in. Also, they're expecting additional funds from taxes for ...

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  11. A look at what services will and won't be...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    A quarter of the federal government will close at midnight Friday unless Congress and the White House find a way to avoid a shutdown. A look at what services will - and won't - be interrupted if there is a government shutdown A quarter of the federal government will close at midnight Friday unless Congress and the White House find a way to avoid a shutdown.

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  12. OP-ED | The 2018 Word of the Year: 'Delusional'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ctnewsjunkie.com

    ... Cost Sharing, to toll out-of-state tractor trailers (a constitutionally dubious plan), and to increase the property-tax credit for middle-class homeowners - all with no specific strategies to replace the lost revenue. Delusional? Perhaps slightly. ...

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  13. That tiny reduction in state tax speaks volumesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    It may not seem like much, but the reduction of Massachusetts' income tax rate from 5.1 to 5.05 percent says plenty about the state of this state's economy. That new rate, which takes effect on Jan. 1, will have a minimal effect on taxpayers, adding up to a little more than a few extra dollars in most residents' pockets.

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  14. Complex still squalid after feds paid millions for rehab, Rubio says. He wants audit.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    Sen. Marco Rubio is calling for a financial audit of the owners of the Glorieta Gardens apartments, following a Herald investigation that found the conditions at the subsidized, low-income housing complex had worsened following a multimillion-dollar rehab. Rubio asked the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday to audit Glorieta Partners, the partnership that owns Glorieta Gardens, and its contractors, "to ensure federal tax dollars were used as intended in the rehabilitation and management of Glorieta Gardens," he wrote.

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  15. Taxpayers reminded of credit card ban ahead of January deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | TaxAssist Accountants

    The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales has reminded small business owners and taxpayers it's no longer possible to pay for their outstanding tax via personal credit cards. In January, HM Revenue and Customs brought an end to paying self-assessment tax bills using personal credit cards ; resulting in individuals having to use business credit cards or seek alternative payment methods.

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  16. Outside the Box: Why free-market economists aren't impressed with Trump's deregulation effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    Along with tax cuts, deregulation is one of the signature policies of the Trump administration. Surprisingly, some free-market economists, myself included, are less than enthusiastic about these policy changes.

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  17. Alamance commissioners approve incentives, hear sales tax requestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Burlington Times News

    During public comments at the start of the Alamance County Board of Commissioners meeting Monday, Dec. 17, Henry Vines said the commissioners could ask local legislators for a local bill - or a state law that applies only to Alamance County - to raise the sales tax by as much as a half-cent. Voters overwhelmingly approved $189.6 million in education bonds Nov. 6, but voted down a proposed three-quarter-cent sales tax increase to help pay for it by more than 54 percent.

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  18. It's time S.C. pays its teachers betterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

    ... General Assembly can pay teachers more, avoid an embarrassing public hullabaloo, and keep schools moving, all without a tax increase. It's a no-brainer. A 5-percent pay hike would cost $155 million. It would stanch the flow of teachers out of the ...

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  19. CPA Tom Wheelwright Clarifies 9 Big Picture Tax Changes Impacting 2018 ReturnsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PRWeb

    To help taxpayers maximize tax savings legally with the New Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 impacting 2018 returns, CEO and Tax-Free Wealth 2nd Edition Author clarifies nine big picture changes. Tax Advisors should not rely on computer software to make these calculations.

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  20. Millcreek Twp Supervisors approve tax credit program for volunteer fire fightersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | YourErie

    Millcreek Township supervisors are trying to recruit more volunteer fire fighters by taking advantage of a state tax credit program. This program allows volunteer firefighters to submit requests for tax credits that go towards property and earned income tax payments.

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