Stories tagged: tax credits
Tue., April 17, 2018
Take heart, late tax filers, next year’s prep may be easier
Last year’s changes to federal tax law mean changes for next year’s tax preparation. Brackets are changing, some things won’t be deductible but the standard deduction is going up.
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017
Getting There: How about some love for roundabouts?
Roundabouts are safer, more efficient, cheaper and, let’s be honest, simply more elegant than conventional intersections. So why the hate?
Thu., Oct. 24, 2013
Ridpath Hotel up for National Register of Historic Places
The road to restoration of the Ridpath Hotel in downtown Spokane reaches an important milestone today as the hotel goes up for recommendation to the National Register of Historic Places. …
Wed., March 20, 2013, 2:05 p.m.
Idaho House favors private school tax credits
The House voted 35-33 for a tax break for those who donate to private and religious school scholarships, saying it will promote school choice for parents who don’t think the …
Sun., March 17, 2013
Eye on Boise: Private school tax break plan heads to House vote
BOISE – Sen. Bob Nonini, R-Coeur d’Alene, says he believes his bill to provide $10 million a year in tax credits for scholarships to private schools would prompt 2,622 Idaho …
Sun., June 3, 2012
Small businesses say no to health care tax credit
When Josh King heard that small businesses could get a tax credit for offering health insurance to employees, his reaction was, “cool, that’ll save us some money.” Then he looked …
Sun., March 27, 2011
Idaho to refinance jobless debt to feds, saving employers $167M
BOISE – Idaho employers will save $167 million in the next three years, thanks to new legislation this year that will finance the state’s unemployment fund debt to the federal …
Tue., June 29, 2010, 1:07 p.m.
House votes to extend homebuyer credit 3 months
Homebuyers would get an extra three months to complete their purchases and qualify for a generous tax credit under a bill overwhelmingly passed by the House today.
Mon., Feb. 1, 2010, 10:52 a.m.
Obama budget would impose host of tax increases
While President Barack Obama is proposing to cut some taxes for companies that hire workers, his budget would raise a host of other taxes on businesses and wealthy individuals.
Mon., Feb. 1, 2010, 10:47 a.m.
Obama unveils budget with $3.83T in spending
President Barack Obama unveiled a multitrillion-dollar spending plan Monday, pledging an intensified effort to combat high unemployment and asking Congress to quickly approve new job-creation efforts that would boost the …
Mon., Jan. 25, 2010, 5:19 p.m.
AP sources: Obama to seek freeze on part of budget
President Barack Obama will ask Congress to freeze spending for some domestic programs for three years beginning in 2011, administration officials said Monday. Separately, Obama unveiled plans to help a …
Thu., Oct. 15, 2009, 1:43 p.m.
Lawmakers seek to extend $8,000 tax credit
Lawmakers are trying to extend and expand an $8,000 federal tax credit for first-time homebuyers, a stimulus-package tax break that many regard as a significant prop for the still-tottering economy.
Wed., July 8, 2009
Stimulus benefits housing for poor
When Salem Lutheran Church in Spokane’s West Central neighborhood started looking at what really was the best use for land it owned behind and across the street from the church, …