Sunday, November 25, 2012

Tax increases

  • Mayor anticipates tax hike as 2013 budget work-sessions begin this week

    Campana's proposed budget calls for a real estate tax increase of 0.85-mills, or $85 more per household assessed at $100,000.

  • Canada Report: Officials: No 'risky' tax hikes ahead

    Canadians need not be concerned about any tax increases or "risky new spending schemes" in the next federal budget. Finance Minister Jim Flaherty made the comments, saying the Conservative government is moving toward its goal to balance the budget ...

  • Tax Increases Loom after 'Fiscal Cliff'

    Almost all American households would take a financial blow next year—and low-income families would be among the hardest hit—if the White House and Congress fail to solve the "fiscal cliff" of big tax increases and spending cuts set to start Jan 2. A ...

  • Tax increases could factor in MLB negotiations

    Some players are wrangling for as much money as they can get before the end of the year to avoid a take hike in 2013. "Front-loading would make sense if at all possible as tax rates will definitely go up on January 1st on all high-income taxpayers ...

  • Experts say prepare now for massive 2013 tax hikes

    Obamacare alone contains over $800 billion in tax increases, and the first wave of those increases are set to occur in 2013-14.

  • 10000 march in Dublin vs. new round of cuts, tax hikes

    The demonstrators were from a wide range of anti-tax campaigns, labor unions and community groups, most of them with a hard-left bent.

  • Tax increases won't just hit the rich

    Despite the rhetoric of the recent election, one fact remains - unless Congress and the president act soon, income taxes on millions of low- and moderate-income Americans will increase and tax incentives to invest in American businesses will go away Jan.

  • Farmland sales brisk because of tax law changes

    If Congress fails to resolve the "fiscal cliff" before the end of the year, a number of automatic tax increases and spending cuts will be triggered on Jan. 1. That includes capital gains taxes increasing from 15 percent to 23.8 percent, and the ...

  • To save jobs, property tax increase necessary, Corroon says

    Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon is proposing a 17.5 percent property tax increase that would increase the property tax bill on a $238,000 home by $64 per year.

  • Senator Chambliss to vote for tax increases

    A vast majority of elected Republicans have signed the pledge Norquist created in 1986, which commits them to voting against tax increases, and it became a type of litmus test among U.S. conservatives. But its influence, and that of Norquist's ...

  • County board looking for lower '13 tax increase

    The county board knows what it wants with 2013 taxes, but getting there is the hard part. "As far as I'm concerned, I'd like to see a zero [percent levy change]," said Commissioner Jerry Reinartz, one of two commissioners on the finance committee.

  • Higher Gas-Tax Idea Joins Fiscal-Cliff Talks

    The White House and Congress are trying to craft a broad deficit-reduction deal to substitute for the so-called fiscal cliff, a $500 billion combination of tax increases and spending cuts set to begin Jan. 2. State highway officials and industries that ...

  • Lakewood council won't increase gas, electricity taxes in 2013-14

    Neiditz asked the council to consider approving the tax increases with the condition that they expire after two years, when the economy might improve.

  • Voters have already spoken on tax hikes

    How dare Commissioner Tom Collins demand to raise property taxes? On Election Day, the people of Nevada said no. Who does he think he is?

  • Tax Policy Center adds fuel to rate fight

    That amounts to just a small piece of the full part of the "fiscal cliff," a collection of spending cuts and tax increases that would take more than $500 billion out of the economy in 2013 alone if Washington doesn't act. The Tax Policy Center also ...

  • Steve Gunn and readers debate federal tax increases

    NNS FUTURE PAST2.JPG Jutting out from Dan McMaster's porch in Owosso, Mich., is a flag bearing the Republican Party's logo.

  • The Norquist pledge? Still 'no'

    In fact, Norquist maintained, if you think there's any erosion of support for his Pledge, which forbids any net increase in taxes, Norquist would like you to know something. "You're mistaken," he said. "The entire Republican leadership has been elected ...

  • Tax increases could factor into baseball contracts this offseason

    As politicians wrangle over a compromise to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff" combination of tax increases and federal government service cuts set to take effect on January 1st, agents for Major League Baseball free agents are trying to front-load ...

  • Health care, raises boost budget $2M 11% tax increase set to keep county in black

    SUNBURY - Northumberland County commissioners expect to stick to a long-range financial plan laid out earlier this year that would raise property taxes by 11 percent in 2013 to keep pace with increasing costs. The county spending plan, which must be ...

  • Special Dividends Surge Fourfold as US Tax Increase Looms

    Companies from Wynn Resorts Ltd. (WYNN) to IDT Corp. are paying special dividends at four times the pace of last year, helping investors stay a step ahead of the taxman with rates poised to jump in 2013.

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