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Mississippi Republican Gov. Tate Reeves speaks about his policy priorities and the state's coronavirus pandemic response during his State of the State speech on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, on the south steps of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Reeves: Mississippi 'unconquerable' amid virus and disasters

Jan. 26, 2021 6:00 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is “unconquerable” after a year dominated by the coronavirus pandemic and natural disasters including tornadoes that cut wide paths of destruction last Easter, Republican Gov. Tate Reeves said in his State of the State speech Tuesday. Speaking on the south...

Lawmakers reluctant to extend deadline for unpaid taxes

Jan. 26, 2021 12:09 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s Republican-led Legislature has signaled its reluctance to back a bill that would extend the period of property tax delinquency from two years to five for homeowners before foreclosure. The House Finance and Taxation Committee on Monday gave the bill a “do...

FILE - In this July 1, 2020 file photo, Instacart worker Saori Okawa loads groceries into her car for home delivery in San Leandro, Calif. Many new gig workers aren’t aware of the tax obligations associated with their new status as independent contractors. Delivery drivers, grocery runners and freelancers need to pay income and self-employment tax on their earnings, which can amount to 30% of their earnings.   (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Millennial Money: 3 things to know if you’re new to gig work

Jan. 26, 2021 7:07 AM EST

Shutdowns, layoffs and salary cuts brought on by the coronavirus pandemic have left millions of Americans searching for new sources of income. Those who’ve recently turned to gig work may be weeks away from a financial surprise in the form of unexpected tax bills and insurance coverage fine print. ...

New Hampshire bans vaccines for out-of-state homeowners

Jan. 25, 2021 5:38 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Nonresidents are no longer eligible to get coronavirus vaccinations in New Hampshire, state officials said Monday. Earlier rules would have allowed anyone who owned property in New Hampshire, including second homeowners and out-of-state landlords, to get vaccinated in the state,...

Louisiana taxpayers can start filing 2020 returns on Feb. 12

Jan. 25, 2021 1:09 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's revenue department announced Monday it will start accepting and processing 2020 personal income tax returns on Feb. 12, the same date federal tax returns can begin being filed. State individual income tax returns and payments for 2020 are due May 17. The Department of...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. (NerdWallet via AP, File)

Liz Weston: The tax credit fix many can't afford to miss

Jan. 25, 2021 7:10 AM EST

Families battered by the pandemic recession soon may discover that the tax refunds they’re counting on are dramatically smaller — or that they actually owe income tax. Congress offered a partial solution, but the fix hasn’t been widely publicized, consumer advocates say. Refunds are crucial...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Jan. 18, 2021 10:01 AM EST

Dallas Morning News. January 14, 2021. Editorial: Texas made it harder to get a COVID vaccine through poor planning and execution Local health authorities and other providers could learn from one another with better state coordination Rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine is neither for the faint of heart nor the...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2021, file photo, health care workers receive a COVID-19 vaccination at Ritchie Valens Recreation Center, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Pacoima, Calif. The rapid expansion of vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Vaccines to stimulus checks: Here's what's in Biden plan

Jan. 16, 2021 12:43 AM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to expand coronavirus vaccinations, help individuals and jump-start the economy. The plan, which would require congressional approval, is packed with proposals on health care, education, labor and cybersecurity. On Friday,...

Ducey plans big tax cuts, make-up summer school classes

Jan. 15, 2021 6:27 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing the largest tax cut in his seven years for the coming budget year while using savings from a pandemic-induced drop in school enrollment to pay for summertime make-up classes for K-12 students who have fallen behind because of virtual learning. The $12.6...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2021, file photo, health care workers receive a COVID-19 vaccination at Ritchie Valens Recreation Center, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Pacoima, Calif. The rapid expansion of vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Vaccines to stimulus checks: Here's what's in Biden plan

Jan. 15, 2021 4:40 PM EST

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to expand coronavirus vaccinations, help individuals and jump-start the economy. The plan, which would require congressional approval, is packed with proposals on health care, education, labor and cybersecurity. On Friday,...