Stories tagged: taxes
Fri., July 6, 2018
Voters likely to be asked whether to prevent new local taxes on soda and other groceries.
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 4:52 p.m.
The Justice Department says Stormy Daniels’ lawyer, Michael Avenatti, made “misrepresentations” in a bankruptcy case involving his former law firm that owes more than $440,000 in unpaid federal taxes.
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 6:47 p.m.
City Attorney Mike Ormsby told lawmakers that the prepaid wireless service provider, which operates under trade names that include Straight Talk and Walmart Family Mobile, will pay about seven years’ …
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to avoid blame for Harley-Davidson’s decision to move some motorcycle production overseas and threatened to tax the manufacturer “like never before!” as punishment for the …
Sun., May 20, 2018, 5 a.m.
Mayor David Condon and a majority of the Spokane City Council pointed to investments that have already been made in addressing housing issues within city limits that don’t necessitate taxing …
Sun., May 6, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
The e-commerce titan and Seattle’s biggest single property-tax payer is on a collision course with a majority of the City Council over the proposed head tax. Amazon has played hardball …
UPDATED: Sat., April 28, 2018, 5:42 p.m.
Facing a rising death toll from drug overdoses, state lawmakers across the country are testing a strategy to boost treatment for opioid addicts: Force drug manufacturers and their distributors to …
Fri., April 20, 2018
Grow Op Farms has carved out the largest share of a growing marijuana industry in Eastern Washington, with plans to expand. Does that mean the end for small-time outfits?
Tue., April 17, 2018, 9:36 a.m.
The Internal Revenue Service’s electronic system that allows Americans to submit their tax returns online has partly failed Tuesday, complicating filing for the millions of taxpayers attempting to meet the …
UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers releases her 2017 tax returns, calling it an exercise in transparency and trust. After initially declining, Democratic challenger Lisa Brown says Tuesday evening she will release …
Sun., April 15, 2018, 12:11 p.m.
If you woke up in a panic realizing that today is April 15, relax. You’ve got until Tuesday to file and pay your taxes without facing a penalty.
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 11:47 a.m.
Since 1968, Tax-Aide has been taking some of the pain out of tax season. The free tax preparation program targets low- and moderate-income people age 50 and older, but anyone …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 11:24 p.m.
Legislature adjourns Thursday night.
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
Spokane Valley has a reputation for keeping its roads in good condition. But now, with its funding for road preservation in decline, city officials may have to look at raising …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
City Council President Ben Stuckart wants to levy a tax on sales of guns and ammunition within city limits, with the proceeds going to fund mental health programs. He’ll have …
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018
Boosted by a strong economy, Washington can expect an extra $1.3 billion in tax revenues over the next three years, legislators were told Thursday. Some could go back to taxpayers, …
Sun., Feb. 4, 2018
By now you should have received your W-2 form in order to file your 2017 taxes. These tax forms are easy to identify because of their unique size and shape. …
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 2:31 p.m.
An Idaho House panel on Thursday introduced legislation banning state agencies, universities and school districts from hiring lobbyists to influence state lawmakers.
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 6 a.m.
The new federal tax cuts should add a jolt to the state’s economy, a new revenue forecast says. Not a huge jolt. Not a marijuana-sized jolt.
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Oregon approved taxes on hospitals, health insurers and managed care companies in an unusual special election Tuesday that asked voters – and not lawmakers – how to pay for soaring …
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018
The legislative interim committee charged with re-examining truck registration fees in Idaho met again last week, after learning that its Nov. 9
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 1:37 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador says he plans to cut Idaho’s sales, individual and corporate tax rates to 5 percent each if he’s elected governor of the state.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 4:58 p.m.
While much of corporate America will enjoy a tax cut in the new year, one industry is getting a tax increase it has fought hard but so far unsuccessfully to …
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
Federal tax cuts passed into law will deliver less of a blow to Montana revenue than first expected, state officials say.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 12:57 p.m.
Homeowners are lining up in droves at local tax collection offices, hoping for one last chance to take advantage of a major tax deduction before it is wiped out in …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that the J.R. Simplot Foundation was not eligible for a tax exemption while constructing is “urban meeting place” in downtown Boise in 2015.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 3:50 p.m.
Republicans unveiled a final tax bill last week - The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act - that would significantly cut corporate taxes, while temporarily giving most Americans lower taxes until …
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
The Senate Finance Committee chairman on Monday rejected as “categorically false” a report that Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee was responsible for a provision in the final tax bill …
Sun., Dec. 17, 2017
Waiting for the governor to release his 2018 supplemental budget, critics guessed wrong on where the extra money might come from.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 2:39 p.m.
Confident congressional Republicans forged an agreement Wednesday on a major overhaul of the nation’s tax laws that would provide generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans – Donald …