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States cut taxes on income, gas, propert...

Tax cuts are all the rage in 2022. Americans used to hearing complaints from politicians about budget deficits might be shocked to learn that many states are swimming in cash — and lawmakers want to share the wealth in reducing taxes on groceries, gas, income and more. According to an analysis by the nonpartisan public […]

Columbia tax issues come before voters A...

Missouri readers worth their salt are getting acquainted with April 5 local election topics as your sample ballots circulate. Besides candidates for city council and school boards, there are also some tax issues on the ballot. One is a school bond issue and another is internet sales tax for Boone County as a whole and […]

Penny Sales Tax Will Be Considered By St...

The commission voted 4-1 for the tax, which could be used to invest in improving local infrastructure, such as public safety, roads, sidewalks and more. ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. — At Tuesday’s commission meeting, the St. Johns County Board of Commissioners voted to send a proposed penny sales tax ordinance for voter approval. The commission […]

Legislature calls for state tax changes ...

CATSKILL — With Albany lawmakers at the heart of 2022-23 budget negotiations, the Greene County Legislature has joined the New York State Counties Association in asking Governor Kathy Hochul and lawmakers of the state to stop the practice of funneling sales taxes from the county to the state. Since New York’s fiscal year 2019 budget, […]

What makes more sense, a minimum income ...

Image credit: AP Photo/Palm Beach Post, Gary Coronado FLPAP103 itch McConnell, the GOP leader in the Senate, has no problem with billionaires. He has spent his entire political career helping billionaires make more billions. But Mitch Connell Is have a problem with a particular fabulously rich figure. This problem happens to be the U.S. Senate’s […]

Charlottesville City Schools Project Sta...

As the Charlottesville City Council evaluates the proposed budget for fiscal year 2023, city staff seek direction from city council and city council seek direction from city staff. Councilors, hesitant to raise the property tax rate on top of an already expected tax hike, are trying to find a way forward in the face of […]

Durango City Council Proposes Menstrual ...

Should other products receive the same treatment? Durango City Council decided to do more research on tax exemptions for menstrual care products and other essential healthcare items during a public hearing at the March 2 city council meeting. (Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press file) The issue of tax exemption for menstrual products is being considered by Durango […]

‘Gas Tax Holiday’ Idea Emerges Again as

As state lawmakers craft a new state budget with Governor Hochul, they are also hearing from voters growing frustrated with gasoline prices. BUFFALO, NY – As we lament rising gas prices, some county and state lawmakers say it might also be time to take a look at taxes on those skyrocketing costs by gallon. As […]

WA Democrats look to new funding sources...

In an effort to help fund $16.8 billion in transportation priorities, Democrats in the Washington Legislature are considering another shift in strategy. Last week, House members dropped a tax on fuel exported from Washington amid outcry from neighboring states. Instead, members promised to dip into taxpayers’ money earmarked for the state’s public works account. But […]

Idaho bill cancels most property tax adv...

A new bill in the Idaho Legislature would eliminate most property taxes, replacing lost revenue for localities with the highest sales tax in the nation. Sarah A.Miller A Caldwell Republican on Friday introduced a bill to overhaul Idaho’s property tax system — removing much of the current property tax burden from homeowners and instead making […]

Housing tax bill described | News

Saturday’s legislative update hosted by the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce was particularly timely, with respect to budget issues being considered in the 2022 session of the Kentucky Legislature. The event, part of the chamber’s Public Policy Series, featured remarks from area lawmakers, District 2 State Senator Danny Carroll, District 3 State Rep. Randy Bridges, […]

Lawmakers consider permanent tax credit ...

By SUSAN HAIGH, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An income tax credit that was expanded during the pandemic should be made permanent, top Democrats in the Connecticut Legislature proposed Wednesday. The increased tax credit for low-to-middle income workers and families is set to expire on July 1. It’s one of nearly a dozen proposals […]

– Maine announces April 19 tax deadline

AUGUSTA – Maine Revenue Services today announced that the deadline for filing Maine personal income tax returns for 2021 is Tuesday, April 19, 2022. The Mills administration is urging low- and middle-income people in Maine to review their eligibility for enhanced tax relief this year, which could increase state-issued refund checks by up to $1,400. […]

Anticipating fierce opposition campaign,...

Months before the November election, Democrats in Berkshire County are beginning to publicize a ballot question they see as key to funding the future of education and transportation in the state. The issue, known as the Fair Share Amendment, would generate revenue for investments in education and transportation through a 4% surcharge on annual earnings […]

WA’s top Democrat withdraws support for

Facing mounting pressure from neighboring states, a senior Democrat in the Washington Legislature is now drawing support from a proposed tax on fuel exported from the state’s five refineries. Rep. Jake Fey, D-Tacoma, one of the architects of a proposed $16.8 billion transportation funding measure, said Saturday he would walk on a amendment hitting the […]

Durango City Council receives feedback o...

A public hearing is scheduled for Wednesday Should menstrual products be zero-rated? Durango City Council is holding a public hearing Wednesday at its regular meeting to consider precisely that, whether to implement a tax exemption for menstrual care products in the city. The idea of ​​removing taxes on menstrual products was welcomed by councilors at […]

Virginia lawmakers diverge on tax cuts a...

“Virginia has a very strong fiscal position thanks to prudent decisions made by this body in very difficult times,” Del said. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, presenting the budget for the vote. The story continues under the ad But House Minority Leader Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax) said Republicans’ focus on broad […]

Proposal Seeks to Modernize Nebraska’s T

Nebraskans with taxable income below $50,000 would pay no state income tax under a proposal heard Feb. 23 by the Revenue Committee. Senator Mike McDonnell “data-image-caption=” The senator. Mike McDonnell “data-medium-file=”http://update.legislature.ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/SenMcDonnell_inline-200×300.jpg” data-large-file=”http://update.legislature .ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/SenMcDonnell_inline.jpg” loading=”lazy” src=”http://update.legislature.ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/xSenMcDonnell_inline -200×300.jpg.pagespeed.ic.7_tOR_4Q7_.jpg” alt=”Sen. Mike McDonnell” width=”200″ height=”300″ class=”size-medium wp-image-20153″ srcset=”http://update.legislature.ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/ xSenMcDonnell_inline-200×300.jpg.pagespeed.ic.7_tOR_4Q7_.jpg 200w, http://update.legislature.ne.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/xSenMcDonnell_inline.jpg.pagespeed.ic.zXD8dxIuSN.jpg 297w” sizes=”(max-width: 200px) 100vw, 200px”/>Senator Mike McDonnell Omaha […]

Youngkin renews tax cut campaign after m...

After taking questions from a lunchtime crowd at a Chesterfield County barbecue restaurant, Gov. Glenn Youngkin asked one of his own. How would diners spend the extra money they would have, Youngkin asked, if the billions in tax cuts he is proposing made it to the General Assembly. “Buy more wine,” said one woman. “Go […]

Funding for New York schools should be r...

When Governor Kathy Hochul announced a $1 billion property tax rebate during her State of the State address last month, the response must have pleased her: by presenting her proposed budget, two weeks later, she raised it to $2 billion. On Long Island, with a median residential property tax bill five times the national average, […]

Shock Gas, Grocery Price Hikes Prompt St...

Rapidly rising inflation in the United States is accelerating calls from governors and state leaders for immediate tax relief for cash-strapped residents facing higher prices on everyday goods such as gas, milk and electricity. The governors of Maine and Kentucky this week joined a slew of states — including Illinois, California, Massachusetts, Florida, Alabama, Washington […]

Group pushes to get rid of Alabama sales...

ALABAMA – The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that the annual inflation rate is near 40-year highs. This means that food and other household items are becoming more and more expensive. Officials at the nonprofit Alabama Arise say it creates a squeeze for people on fixed incomes or using nutrition assistance programs, but […]

Will the Iowa GOP flat tax plan spur gro...

CEDAR RAPIDS – Flattening state income tax rates and exempting retirement income would either lead to growing businesses and jobs and increasing Iowa’s wealth, or simply to the enrichment of Iowa’s wealthy, according to speakers at a public hearing on a tax plan set to be debated later this week. House Republicans are proposing a […]

The GST has been a win-win tax system fo...

Recently, my attention was drawn to an article by V. Anantha Nageswaran, who is now India’s chief economic adviser. The article was criticized by a state finance minister who shared some data to back up his claim. The state finance minister’s assertion was that the state’s own tax revenue (SOTR) was growing faster before the […]

Tips to avoid tax problems when working ...

With return-to-office plans being repeatedly pushed back, remote working is likely to be common, if not ubiquitous, for the foreseeable future. This has created an unexpected migration – which portends impending tax headaches for people who don’t plan a strategy in advance. While the “snowbird” lifestyle has generally been considered the preserve of older people, […]

Why is Bangladesh so bad at collecting t...

The year 1991 marked a turning point in the tax system of Bangladesh. That year, the indirect tax system received a boost and Value Added Tax (VAT) was introduced to replace the old cascading sales tax. Before that there was the Income Tax Ordinance in 1984. But that didn’t matter much because it was practically […]

Tax and Audit Services Market revenue is...

“ The Tax and Auditing Services market study examined the major influences for market growth. The driving factors which favorably influence the demand for Tax and Audit Services, the restraining factors which limit the market expansion and their impact on the global Tax and Audit Services Market are explored in detail. In the report research, […]

States consider taxing text messaging

By Bryan Corliss. Chances are that in the next hour or so your smartphone will notify you of another incoming text message. A few years ago, this text would most likely have been a personal message sent from a friend or family member’s phone. Now, however, it is increasingly likely that the text message came […]

Pakistan’s $1 billion IMF tranches lead

The now resumed The International Monetary Fund (IMF) program that revived Pakistan’s stalled program and released $1 billion tranches forced the federal government to impose a Rs. 160 billion tax on Pakistan’s working class by reducing the number of slabs. Pakistan has pledged to draft Personal Income Tax (PIT) legislation till the […]

Navigating Louisiana’s Complex Sales Tax

By: CityBusiness Guest Perspective January 27, 2022 Louisiana is historically known for having one of the most complex sales tax structures in the country, presenting many challenges for businesses doing business in the state. The mayor Inconsistencies between local and state tax collectors can often lead to costly audits and massive headaches for businesses. What […]

Idaho sales tax formula change impacts B...

Major changes to the property tax system aren’t the only pieces of legislation impacting the City of Boise’s bottom line. In early 2020, the Idaho Legislature passed a bill reforming Idaho’s sales tax distribution system with the aim of ensuring that taxpayers’ money flows more equitably in towns across Gem State. This change means that […]

New Buckeye Institute Report Offers Blue...

New Buckeye Institute report offers a blueprint for transitioning Ohio cities to a more sustainable tax system January 24, 2022 Columbus, Ohio – On Monday, the Buckeye Institute released a new policy report, Sustainable Ohio: How to Fund Ohio Cities in the 21st Century, which offers a blueprint for how Ohio can move away from […]

Florida gets $4 billion increase in esti...

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – As lawmakers prepare to craft a new state budget, economists estimated Friday that Florida will collect nearly $4 billion more in general income taxes than expected over two years. The increase in estimates comes after federal stimulus money helped fuel consumer spending and the state economy rebounded during the COVID-19 pandemic. But […]

Kim Reynolds’ tax proposal is neither fl

Peter Fisher is the Research Director of Common Good Iowa, a nonpartisan, nonprofit public policy research and advocacy organization. Iowa’s tax system is backwards: those with the lowest incomes pay a higher percentage of their income in state and local taxes than those at the top. The governor arrives with a “flat tax” proposal. What […]

Best Accounting and Tax Services in Wash...

Whether you’re an individual or a business owner in Washington, DC, you’re unlikely to be enthusiastic about taking care of your own bookkeeping or tax filings. Not only because it takes a lot of time, but also it is too complicated most of the time and requires a good knowledge of the current legislation at […]

Commission grants ‘Good Samaritan’ statu

MILLVILLE — City commissioners have shone a spotlight on a high school student for being the good Samaritan during a medical emergency at a convenience store last month. Tuesday night’s Municipal Commission meeting opened with special recognition for John Wallop. The 19-year-old was working in the deli at a Wawa on West Main and Sharp […]

The coming year in global indirect taxat...

The start of a new year always brings about New Year’s resolutions – where individuals decide to continue good practices, change an undesirable trait or behavior, or achieve a goal. While over the past two years proposed legislative changes to Value Added Tax (VAT) and Goods and Services Tax (GST) have often been derailed, postponed […]

KTBA calls one-time sales tax reporting ...

KARACHI: Playing on some critical flaws in the Single Sales Tax Return (SSTR) on IRIS, the Karachi Tax Bar Association (KTBA) on Monday questioned the legality of the new filing system, which they said was going to go wrong. against existing rules. “Apparently, the SSTR as initiated based on a memo dated December 24, 2021 […]

1099-MISC AGAINST. 1099-NEC – Tax

To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Last year, the IRS released a new form – Form 1099-NEC. This form is still in use for 2021. While it may not have affected you last year, it may this year. This client alert will provide you […]

PM urged to explain ‘increase’ in tax pa

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to voluntarily announce the reason for a huge increase in his tax payment in tax year 2019 compared to tax paid in tax year 2018 , said tax lawyer Waheed Shahzad Butt. Speaking as a guest on ‘Paisa Bolta Hai’ with Anjum Ibrahim on Aaj News, here on […]

Flat tax: what is it, what will it mean ...

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds delivers her state of the state address Tuesday before a joint session of the Iowa Legislature at the Statehouse in Des Moines. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) DES MOINES — In four years, every income in Iowan would be taxed at 4% by the state under a new proposal from Gov. Kim Reynolds. […]

Netflix price hike comes as Alabama cust...

Netflix is ​​raising prices for its video streaming customers in the United States and Canada, less than a year and a half since its last price increase, as competition from other streaming services increases. The Los Gatos, Calif., company said on Friday that prices were up $1 to $2, depending on the plan. The “standard” […]

Speaker of the House Ron Ryckman slams g...

TOPEKA – Kansas House President Ron Ryckman’s rebuttal to Democratic governor’s speech on Tuesday underscored Republicans’ quest to lower state sales tax rate, save money rather than spend federal stimulus funding ad hoc and create a rainy day fund to help avoid tax hikes during economic fluctuations. Ryckman, a Republican from Olathe, said Kansans was […]

Week in Insights: the weather outside is...

As of this writing, forecasters are predicting three to five inches of snow in southeastern Pennsylvania. Kids are naturally excited, just like me. A former southerner, I still never tire of the snow, even when it disrupts my day. But there are limits, even for the most enthusiastic snow fan. A snowstorm swept through the […]

Joplin User Fee Collection Begins | Loc...

Joplin’s collection of user taxes on online sales began on January 1, and a citizens’ committee began working on Wednesday to prepare for the implementation of community improvement initiatives that will be funded with the silver. Those who agreed to sit on the committee met with City Manager Nick Edwards and city staff for a […]

Should Kansas use the budget surplus to ...

Attorney General Derek Schmidt wants lawmakers to use much of the projected $ 2.9 billion surplus to pay down public debt while also targeting tax breaks for the Kansans. Schmidt calls on lawmakers to send $ 1 billion in cash – or more – to the Kansas public employee retirement system. “At the end of […]

Judge Says Billings ‘Franchise Fee’ Ille

A protracted battle that affects nearly all residents living in Montana’s largest city could end up costing the City of Billings between $ 6 million and $ 8 million, as a judge ruled that the “franchise fees” charged to users of the system he water and sewage were illegal sales taxes, prohibited by state law. […]

Struggles with the school workforce are ...

Editor’s Note: The following is the third of four articles detailing the points of interest and goals of local lawmakers representing Jasper County as they enter the next legislative session. The Iowa Legislature is currently scheduled to meet on January 10, 2022. In the next few days, the Iowa Legislature will convene and State Senator […]

Senate committee rejects 17 pc sales tax...

ISLAMABAD: The Standing Senate Committee on Finance and Revenue unanimously rejected the proposed 17 percent sales tax on infant formula on Thursday, saying it would affect the growth and health of infants. Deliberating at length the clauses of the 2021 complementary finance bill for the second day, the committee meeting, chaired by Senator Talha Mahmood, […]

An investigation from Kan’s chamber. re

The Kansas Chamber’s annual survey of 300 business owners or executives showed that one-third expects hiring to increase, but questions remain about the quality of available workers. Thirty-five percent of those polled believe Kansas has the best business climate in the United States. (Screenshot / Kansas Reflector) Three-quarters say employers should decide on mandate for […]

In blogs: Attention

The biggest offenders; relief problems; what to do this year; and other highlights from our favorite tax bloggers. Take note Taxable discussion (http://www.taxabletalk.com/): It’s time once again to name the Tax Offender of the Year – and in 2021, many individuals, businesses and organizations have been vying for the award. Tax time (https://www.thetaxtime.com): FinCEN amended […]

FBR 2019 data: PM Imran paid 9.8 million...

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) released its 2019 fiscal directory for parliamentarians on Friday, which shows that former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gillani paid no taxes that year while Prime Minister Imran Khan paid 9.8 million rupees. According to the document, the directory was compiled from tax returns filed manually and electronically through Jan. […]

New Georgia laws deal with juvenile just...

By NYAMEKYE DANIEL THE CENTER SQUARE (The Center Square) – Three Georgian laws come into effect at the start of the new year and impact juvenile justice, vehicle sales tax and medical transactions. Bill 63 House changes the way the fair market value of a vehicle is estimated. The value of a car will be […]

FBR exceeds first half tax collection ta...

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue topped the first half target of 282 billion rupees but lost the winning streak by missing the monthly target for the first time this year due to poor sales tax collection domestic and income tax despite the slow payment of reimbursements. The new challenge facing FBR in December indicates […]

Northeastern TN Counties See Huge Sales ...

JOHNSON CITY, Tennessee (WJHL) – Northeast Tennessee local sales tax revenues increased 20% in the last fiscal year and 15% in the first five months of fiscal 2022, the gains the most important coming from the more rural counties. State Representative David Hawk (R-Greeneville) said the strong rural growth is likely due to Tennessee becoming […]

Nearly two dozen new laws come into effe...

New year, new laws. A set of bills passed by the Texas legislature earlier this year will become law as of Saturday, January 1. Lawmakers approved 23 bills in the May ordinary legislative session. These new laws will join hundreds of other new measures, articles of bills that have already entered into force this year. […]

Pakistani government approves IMF-mandat...

ISLAMABAD, Dec. 30 (Reuters) – The Pakistani government on Thursday approved a supplementary budget that includes ending sales tax exemptions and collecting new duties as part of fiscal tightening measures to secure funding from the Fund international monetary policy (IMF). The IMF approval is also a crucial approval for the Pakistani economy which is grappling […]

Cheems Inu launches a raffle via NFT

Wilmington, Delaware – (Newsfile Corp. – December 28, 2021) – Cheems Inu is throwing a raffle via NFT. Meme tokens have been an integral part of the ongoing bull run in the cryptocurrency market. New meme tokens are trying to take their place among the plethora of those tokens that have flooded the crypto space, […]

Present plan to Right-Size County govern...

The following is a Campaign OpEd by Putnam County Executive Candidate Kevin Byrne Politicians like to talk harshly about taxes and spending, but they rarely come up with real solutions to reduce the tax burden or reduce the size of government. Some politicians simply vote ‘no’ onbig, expensive budgets and considers this token statement sufficient, […]

sales tax base increases, digital access...

Sales tax revenue for 2022 is expected to be $ 30 million. Clark County has a maximum sales tax rate of 7.25%, of which 1.5% goes to the county, and the money collected from the tax is about 60% of the county’s general fund. Revenue for 2021 totaled $ 43.1 million, of which $ 28 […]

Sales tax portal launched this week

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) planned to launch Pakistan’s single sales tax filing portal on Tuesday, December 28 without developing a legally compliant and well-integrated system. The launch of the online portal to ensure the filing of one sales tax return instead of six is ​​part of the World Bank’s terms for a […]

Amazon is building warehouses in ‘opport

Amazon has grown strongly in areas the government is designating for special tax incentives, according to a new analysis that comes amid growing regulatory oversight of the e-commerce giant. The company has located delivery stations, distribution centers and even an airline hub in “opportunity zones”, areas of the country where investors can benefit from capital […]

Butler County gets $ 18.5 million proper...

BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (WXIX) – Landowners in Butler County received an early Christmas present Monday when the county commission unanimously approved an $ 18.5 million property tax cut for one year. This will save homeowners just over $ 76 per $ 100,000 of the home’s value, according to county officials. This is an estimated partial […]

City of West Fargo to consider adding ½

WEST FARGO, ND (Valley News Live) – At Monday’s West Fargo City Commission meeting, city administrator Tina Fisk presented the city commission with a plan to seek a ½ cent public safety sale for voter approval in 2022. She says the sales tax will add funding for the West Fargo fire and police departments without […]

Ralph Martire | State’s dismal fiscal p

How would you describe a public policy that has made it more difficult for a worker to provide for their family, or for that worker’s children to educate themselves and acquire the skills necessary to improve their lot in life? What if this same policy also made elder abuse and domestic violence more likely to […]

Coalition calls for more than $ 5 millio...

LOS ANGELES – A coalition of unions and other organizations today announced a ballot measure initiative to create a multi-million dollar real estate sales tax to fund solutions to homelessness, including the permanent housing. The coalition will begin collecting signatures in January and hopes to get around 65,000 signatures by April to qualify for the […]

Taxdoo Raises $ 64 Million To Shift From...

As e-commerce becomes more and more global, a company called Taxdoo, which creates API-based tools to help e-commerce businesses comply with tax obligations and other accounting needs, announces fundraising: $ 64 million, a Series B that the Hamburg-based startup will use to grow further in Europe and to build what it describes as the financial […]

Sales Tax Revenues High on NYSAC’s Prior

The New York State Association of Counties seeks to restore local control over sales tax, invest in public health, and help counties deliver services with improved efficiency and lower costs among its priorities. legislative 2022. The priorities are outlined in the Association’s recently released 2022 Legislative Agenda, which sets out the top priorities for New […]

Tax Law Changes Proposed for the $ 1 Bil...

ISLAMABAD: With an annual revenue impact of over 350 billion rupees, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) seeks to amend the three main tax laws relating to customs, sales tax and income tax , in addition to the Federal Capital Services Tax Act. to meet the “preconditions” of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and secure […]

Week in Insights: Tax Perceptions and Po...

Over the past few months, discussions about tax collections – and more specifically, how best to increase tax collections – have been at the center of many discussions on taxation. We’ve talked about targeted enforcement, bounties for exposing tax evaders, and even whether the Internal Revenue Service should have more access to your banking information […]

Should the registration tax be based on ...

PHOENIX – Are you good at negotiating the price of a new car? If a state legislator gets what they want, people who know how to play the bargaining game better will not only get a better outside deal from the dealership, but permanent tax relief from the state as well. Senator Michelle Ugenti-Rita, R-Scottsdale, […]

Boulder County Adopts $ 549.8 Million Bu...

While a large portion of the 2022 budget focuses on ongoing program and operating spending, some notable highlights include an increased focus on legal public safety requirements.in response to legislative mandates and an increased need for services. Boulder County, Colorado. – Boulder County Commissioners have adopted a budget of $ 549.8 million for 2022. At […]

New property valuation rates – Editorial

EDITORIAL: The Federal Tax Council (FBR) has postponed the application of the new property appraisal rates until January 16, 2022 due to considerable opposition from stakeholders – stakeholders including real estate agents, builders and urban developers whose “bargain” profit margins would collapse as a result of the new valuation based on real market rates. Property […]

Mississippi’s tax revenues continue to r

Government revenues, apparently fueled by consumer spending, continue to grow at historic or near-historic rates. State tax collections for the first five months of the current fiscal year are $ 215.1 million or 8.5 percent more than the amount collected in the same period last year, according to the recently released November income report by […]

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis presents $...

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami / NSF) – Saying that Florida “clicks on all cylinders,” Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday proposed a $ 99.7 billion election year budget that would funnel money into the education, environment and law enforcement while giving motorists temporary relief from the gasoline tax. The proposal, which came as DeSantis runs for a second […]

Will Iowa Statehouse Santas Eliminate In...

The exterior of the Iowa State Capitol building can be seen in Des Moines on Tuesday, June 8, 2021. (Andy Abeyta / The Gazette) Our Statehouse Santas talks about eliminating personal and corporate income taxes from the state. Ho, ho, ho, how will it be? “There’s no reason we should settle for mediocrity,” Sen. Dan […]