Stories tagged: taxes
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
One of Cambodia’s main English-language newspapers, the Cambodia Daily, announced that it would close Monday after a dispute with the government over taxes.
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
A court has ruled that pay-television giant DirecTV owes South Carolina nearly $15 million because of the way the company calculates its tax bill in the state.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 2:59 p.m.
President Donald Trump launched his fall push to overhaul the nation’s tax system by pledging Wednesday that the details-to-come plan would “bring back Main Street” by reducing the crushing tax …
Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
In his 24 years as metro Phoenix’s sheriff, Joe Arpaio survived scandals and dodged investigations that would easily have sunk the careers of many politicians.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 9:10 a.m.
Seattle has agreed to pay a law firm up to $250,000 to help defend the city’s new income tax on wealthy households.
Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 12:10 p.m.
Oregon will send more than $460 million back to taxpayers next year, after the surging economy led to unexpectedly strong tax collections, state economists said Wednesday.
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 7:53 a.m.
H&R Block Inc. has named a former Uber executive as its new CEO.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, and he says the company is “doing great damage to tax paying retailers.”
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 2:23 p.m.
White House tax negotiators and congressional leaders are still planning to release a document in September outlining agreed-upon principles that will serve as a framework for a tax bill, according …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 9:25 p.m.
Washington Supreme Court upholds Seattle tax on guns and ammunition.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
Six weeks ago, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau traveled to Montreal to announce that his government would be investing 1.3 billion Canadian dollars in a new commuter train network for the …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 3:11 p.m.
France is working with Germany and other partners to plug loopholes that have allowed U.S. tech giants like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon.com to minimize taxes and grab market share …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
Jesus Aponte pushes a door open to reveal hundreds of aromatic, spiky green plants, a crop that Puerto Rico hopes will help it ease a grinding economic crisis by generating …
Tue., July 25, 2017, 11:52 a.m.
The IRS says it is seeing a big drop in the number of tax refunds being stolen by identity thieves after the agency teamed up with tax preparers to fight …
Mon., July 24, 2017, 1:27 p.m.
A jail in north-central Oregon has been sued by four people who contend the facility is violating state law by holding immigrants who are awaiting status hearings or deportation.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:07 a.m.
Congress hasn’t raised the federal gas tax since 1993 when Bill Clinton was president, but a narrow majority of Americans would support an increase to help fix crumbling roads and …
Mon., July 17, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
Julian Senn-Raemont isn’t convinced he needs to buy health insurance when he loses coverage under his dad’s plan in a couple of years – no matter what happens in the …
Fri., July 14, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
With the mind-boggling money being doled out in NBA contracts, players don’t seem to be overly concerned about state taxes – or the lack of them.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
The IRS says boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. still owes $22.2 million in taxes from 2015, the year he earned his biggest payday with a blockbuster fight against Manny Pacquiao.
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Here’s a thought experiment: Instead of trying to give everyone the same tax deal as Boeing, why not give Boeing the same deal as everyone else?
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 4:56 p.m.
Anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman says he’s launching a new initiative to the Legislature to toss out Sound Transit’s car-tab taxes and instead tax every vehicle in the state at …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
An Olympia man who authorities say mailed one of his fingers to the IRS is now facing federal charges.
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
Seattle’s wealthiest would become the only Washington state residents to pay an income tax under legislation approved by the City Council, a measure designed as much to raise revenue as …
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 1:13 p.m.
The Seattle City Council finance committee has approved a proposed income tax on high-income households.
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 11:07 a.m.
The Oregon House has passed a transportation bill that would raise $3.8 billion in new tax and fee revenue over seven years for repairs to the state’s roads and bridges.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
Three Republican lawmakers have set the stage for a possible ballot fight next year that could overthrow Oregon’s new multimillion-dollar health care tax before it can take effect.
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 8:18 p.m.
Senate Republican leaders considered keeping one of former President Barack Obama’s big tax increases on wealthier Americans and using the money to fatten proposed subsidies for the poor in a …
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Republican leaders added a penalty for people who’ve let their insurance lapse Monday as party leaders prepared to begin pushing the health care measure through the Senate, despite a rebellion …
Sun., June 25, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
Some questions and answers about why tax overhaul is hard and why Republicans have been unable to reach a consensus.
Tue., June 20, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
In August, the Moscow City Council expressed its support for a new Palouse Ice Rink and its willingness to donate $1 million from the city’s Hamilton Fund to help pay …