Latest State taxes News

Extended gas tax holiday, pandemic pay on lawmakers' agenda

Nov. 23, 2022 16:21 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut state legislators will return to the Capitol on Monday to consider extending the soon-to-expire gas tax holiday and increase funding for state pandemic payments to essential workers, as well as vote on several other initiatives aimed at helping residents cope...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Nov. 23, 2022 02:20 AM EST

Greenwood Commonwealth. November 22, 2022. Editorial: A Broken Record On Income Tax Tate Reeves is not satisfied with the large income tax cuts the Mississippi Legislature has already enacted. The Republican governor still wants the income tax...

Wisconsin GOP leaders to push for 'long term' tax cuts

Nov. 22, 2022 17:01 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Republican legislative leaders said Tuesday they want to tap the state's projected record-high $6.6 billion budget surplus to make “transformational” and once-a-generation tax law changes, including eliminating a tax paid by businesses and lowering income taxes...

Ohio court sides with NASCAR in challenge to broadcast tax

Nov. 22, 2022 16:29 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state's attempt to tax NASCAR for broadcasting its races in Ohio was unlawful. At issue before the court was whether the state tax commissioner properly subjected those broadcasts to Ohio’s commercial activities...

Report: California likely to have $25 billion budget deficit

Nov. 16, 2022 18:45 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will likely have a $25 billion budget deficit next year, state officials announced Wednesday, ending a run of historic surpluses and acting as a warning to other states about a potential recession. Democratic-controlled California taxes rich...

Kansas GOP pins Democratic governor's win on lawmaker's run

Nov. 16, 2022 16:23 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A state senator many Republicans see as the spoiler in the Kansas governor’s race has a long history of irritating GOP leaders, once even daring colleagues to smell a jar of catfish stink bait he’d brought to a tax debate. More recently during a...

Democrat Malia Cohen wins California state controller race

Nov. 16, 2022 14:36 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democrat Malia Cohen has won the race for California controller, beating out a Republican who gave his party its best shot in years to end its losing streak in statewide elections. Cohen will become the state’s first Black controller, a role that...

Illinois voters approve collective bargaining amendment

Nov. 15, 2022 20:50 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois voters have approved an amendment to their state constitution guaranteeing the right to bargain collectively. The measure in last week's election was closely watched in Illinois and beyond as a gauge of public support for the labor movement, which...

Apparel firm to invest $87M in Georgia facility, hiring 294

Nov. 15, 2022 15:35 PM EST

ELLABELL, Ga. (AP) — An apparel company is opening a factory and distribution center in coastal Georgia, investing $87 million with plans to hire 294 workers. Komar Brands, based in Jersey City, New Jersey, announced Monday that it would build the facility in Bryan County, just...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Nov. 15, 2022 15:24 PM EST

Kansas City Star. November 9, 2022. Editorial: Divided Missouri, Kansas election shows one way voters are united: They want compromise Republicans inched closer to gaining control of the U.S. House Wednesday morning, while party control of the Senate remained...