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Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Sep. 15, 2021 13:36 PM EDT

Greenwood Commonwealth. Sept. 9, 2021. Editorial: Response Chilly To Gunn’s Tax Swap Philip Gunn is convinced that if Mississippi would swap its personal income tax for higher sales taxes on most things people in this state purchase, new residents...

Lawsuit: Kansas City police board denies rights of taxpayers

Sep. 15, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners was created and maintained for the discriminatory purpose of denying Black residents their right to control the police department, a lawsuit filed Tuesday contends. Gwen Grant, president and CEO of...

Democrats try delicate tax maneuvers for $3.5 trillion bill

Sep. 15, 2021 08:33 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats began the serious work of trying to implement President Joe Biden’s expansive spending plan, but getting there will require remarkable legislative nimbleness, since Biden has said the revenue to pay for it must come only from Americans who earn more than...

Democrats try delicate tax maneuvers for $3.5 trillion bill

Sep. 14, 2021 20:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats on Tuesday began the serious work of trying to implement President Joe Biden’s expansive spending plan, but getting there will require remarkable legislative nimbleness, since Biden has said the revenue to pay for it must come only from Americans who earn...

State tax relief available in Louisiana after Ida

Sep. 11, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Department of Revenue is granting filing extensions to taxpayers in 25 parishes whose homes and businesses were affected by the impacts of Hurricane Ida. The automatic extension due date is Jan. 3, 2022, for excise, franchise,...

Ex-hospital executive charged in $3 million kickback scheme

Sep. 01, 2021 19:02 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A former executive for Mercyhealth in Wisconsin and the owner of an Illinois marketing firm will plead guilty to wire fraud and other charges related to a more than $3 million kickback scheme, federal authorities said Wednesday. Barbara Bortner, 57,...

New Mexico resolves tax dispute with $50M payment

Aug. 31, 2021 15:07 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Local governments will get a $50 million boost to resolve a 2018 lawsuit that accused the state of botching tax distributions to 44 counties and municipalities across New Mexico. Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Las Cruces, Roswell and Farmington were among...

Former Arizona legislator pleads guilty to false tax returns

Aug. 31, 2021 00:43 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Former Arizona legislator and ex-Pima County Justice of the Peace Keith Bee has pleaded guilty in federal court to submitting false income tax returns. Bee, a 55-year-old Republican, entered his plea last Friday in U.S. District Court in Tucson. ...

Oregonians could see record $1.9 billion ‘kicker’ next year

Aug. 25, 2021 15:27 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon could send out a massive $1.9 billion “kicker” tax refund next year due to surging income tax receipts. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports if the projections hold, the refund — which takes the form of credits on 2021 tax returns filed...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Aug. 25, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Aug. 24 The Guardian on how the West's political calculus is selling out Afghans: It speaks volumes about the world today that a US president was more worried about...