Personal taxes

June 06, 2018 - 1:09 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is offering almost $10 million in taxpayer subsidies to one of the nation's biggest drug distribution firms, AmerisourceBergen Corp., which says it'll centralize and expand its southeastern Pennsylvania headquarters. Wolf said Wednesday that...
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In this May 6, 2018 photo, Democratic congressional candidate Lisa Brown, center, who is challenging U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., greets walkers at the Lilac Bloomsday Run in Spokane, Wash. President Donald Trump's unwillingness to release his tax returns is helping renew a debate on whether the practice should be expected of elected federal office holders ahead of this year's midterms, and in April, 2018, McMorris Rodgers released her returns for the first time since winning the House seat in 2004. (Dan Pelle/The Spokesman-Review via AP)
May 26, 2018 - 11:50 am
SEATTLE (AP) — President Donald Trump's unwillingness to release his tax returns is helping renew a debate on whether the practice should be expected of elected federal office holders ahead of this year's midterms. Although there's no constitutional requirement for candidates or elected officials...
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May 04, 2018 - 7:29 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — "Sex and the City" star and New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon released tax returns on Friday showing she and her wife had an income of $1.5 million last year and gave about $53,000 to charity. The Democratic candidate released the returns after initially filing an...
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In this April 26, 2018 photo, David Humes stands outside Legislative Hall, the state capitol building, in Dover, Del. Humes, whose son died from a heroin overdose in 2012, has been pushing for an opioid tax in Delaware, which did not increase funding for addiction treatment in 2017 as it struggles to balance its budget. “When you think about the fact that each year more people are dying, if you leave the money the same, you’re not keeping up with this public health crisis,” he said. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)nydi
April 28, 2018 - 12:34 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Facing a rising death toll from drug overdoses, state lawmakers across the country are testing a strategy to boost treatment for opioid addicts: Force drug manufacturers and their distributors to pay for it. Bills introduced in at least 15 states would impose taxes or fees on...
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, Jordan Hamlett leaves federal court following his guilty plea in Baton Rouge, La. A federal judge is scheduled to sentence Hamlett on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, as the private investigator faces a possible prison sentence for misusing Donald Trump's Social Security number in repeated attempts to access the president's federal tax information before his 2016 election. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
April 25, 2018 - 3:18 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana private investigator was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in prison for repeatedly trying to electronically access Donald Trump's federal tax information several weeks before the 2016 election. Jordan Hamlett, 32, of Lafayette, pleaded guilty in December to...
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FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. The IRS website to make payments went down on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The IRS did not have an immediate explanation for the failure. But it said on its website that its online payment system became unavailable at 2:50 A.M. ET on Tuesday.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
April 17, 2018 - 8:14 pm
Americans are getting an extra day to file their taxes after key elements of the IRS website crashed on deadline day. The IRS said that individuals or businesses with a filing or payment due Tuesday now have until midnight Wednesday to complete the task. Earlier Tuesday, Americans who had waited...
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, smiles and applauds as small business owner Marga Coulp of Dover, N.H. and former Gov. John Sununu, far left, speak at an event on Tax Day, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Derry, N.H., to promote the recently passed tax cut package. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 17, 2018 - 4:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the outage of the IRS payment website (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says Americans who have been unable to pay their taxes Tuesday because the IRS payment website is down will receive an extension when the site is working again. The...
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President Donald Trump, left, holds the chair for Irina Vilarino, right, owner, Las Vegas Cuban Cuisine, as they take their seats at an event to promote Trump's tax cut package at Bucky Dent Park in Hialeah, Fla., Monday, April 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 16, 2018 - 2:07 pm
HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday the Republican tax law and his push to slash regulations are driving one of the "greatest booms" to the U.S. economy and helping Hispanic workers. Trump praised the strength of the economy at a business round-table in a predominantly Latino...
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An IRS Form 5305, Simplified Employee Pension — Individual Retirement Accounts Contribution Agreement is shown in New York on Monday, April 2, 2018. If small business owners want to set up the least complex retirement plans for their employees, the SEP, or Simplified Employee Pension, they can still do so by the due date for their returns. The owner must complete a formal written agreement to provide benefits to employees; the easiest way to do that is to complete IRS Form 5305. (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)
April 02, 2018 - 12:18 pm
EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT PLAN DEADLINE Small business owners who are considering starting retirement plans for their employees have a chance to save on their 2017 taxes. If they want to set up the least complex plan, the SEP, or Simplified Employee Pension, they can still do so by the due date for their...
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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy speaks before signing the first executive order of his administration in Trenton, N.J. Democratic officials in some high-tax states are pushing legislation that would retain a federal tax break for state and local taxes, a deduction that was capped in the recent GOP tax overhaul. Murphy’s office describes the push for a work-around to the new cap on local taxes as a matter of fairness, especially if many of the federal tax breaks expire as scheduled in 2027. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
March 04, 2018 - 11:30 am
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Resistance to the Republican tax overhaul comes with an ideological twist for some Democratic state officials: They've styled themselves as champions of the working class but are pushing hard for measures that would reduce taxes mostly for the wealthy. Democratic governors...
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