Stories tagged: taxes
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 10:34 a.m.
Democrats plot ‘collision course’ with Trump’s tax plan
Congressional Democrats say they’ll try to thwart Republican plans to overhaul the U.S. tax code by portraying them as a boon for the rich that betrays President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign …
Sat., Dec. 24, 2016
Froma Harrop: Blue states can handle Obamacare repeal
Should Obamacare go down, states could replace it with a Romneycare-like plan or something more along the lines of single-payer. And the blue states would have more money to do …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 2:19 p.m.
Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson’s tax returns divide Foreign Relations Committee
The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are squaring off over whether the committee should examine Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson’s tax returns as part …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016
Five ways to lower your tax bill before the end of tax year
Many people don’t think about their taxes until springtime, but putting it off could mean owing more.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016
Finally, an education plan to debate
The governor’s plan is already being criticized, but remember this: After more than three decades of kicking this can, it’s the first time someone picked it up.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 2:52 p.m.
Study: Repealing Obama health law cuts taxes for wealthy
Republicans may be handing wealthy Americans a big tax cut by repealing President Barack Obama’s health care law, according to a study released Thursday that spells out potential economic pitfalls …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
Study: Premium hikes add $10B to taxpayers’ health law tab
WASHINGTON – Taxpayers will fork over nearly $10 billion more next year to cover double-digit premium hikes for subsidized health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law, according to a study …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 2:19 p.m.
GOP’s timetable for getting repeal to Trump may be ambitious
Republicans in Congress are so eager to repeal the federal health law that some have vowed to get a bill to President-elect Donald Trump’s desk on the day he takes …
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 12:27 p.m.
Oregon group unveils new corporate tax plan after Measure 97 loss
Oregon public employees unions and advocacy groups have unveiled a tax proposal that’s similar to one rejected by voters last month.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 10:05 a.m.
Bend businessman pleads guilty to claiming fake donations
A Bend businessman accused of declaring fake charitable donations in an IRS return has pleaded guilty.
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 7:05 a.m.
Koch Industries says House GOP’s tax plan ‘could be devastating’
Koch Industries Inc., the influential private firm headed by billionaire Republican supporters Charles and David Koch, slammed a key element of the House Republicans’ plan to overhaul corporate taxes, saying …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
Idaho projected to see $139M surplus
Idaho could be on track to finish the fiscal year with $139 million in surplus tax revenue if a new forecast released Thursday holds true.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 1:45 p.m.
McDonald’s moves tax base to UK as EU attacks burger giant
McDonald’s Corp. shrugged off Brexit by announcing plans to switch its non-U.S. tax base to the U.K., ditching tiny Luxembourg where its fiscal arrangements are under attack from European Union …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 10:23 a.m.
Portland OKs tax on companies with high-paid CEOs
The Portland City Council has approved a first-of-its-kind tax on public companies that pay their chief executives vastly more than they pay an average worker.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
Huge unanswered questions about Trump’s deal with Carrier to save Indiana jobs
We don’t know yet, for certain, how Donald Trump and Mike Pence convinced Carrier to reverse course and decide not to ship close to 1,000 Indiana jobs to Mexico. What …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 8:15 a.m.
Trump’s Treasury, Commerce nominees say no ‘absolute’ tax cut for the wealthy, predict faster economic growth
President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Treasury Department on Wednesday called reforming the nation’s tax code his top priority, promising significant tax breaks for the middle class but no …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 7:59 a.m.
Carrier says it has deal with Trump to keep jobs in Indiana
Air conditioning company Carrier Corp. says it has reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indiana. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence plan to …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 7:55 a.m.
Treasury nominee Mnuchin was Trump’s top fundraiser
Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump’s expected choice to be the nation’s 77th treasury secretary, has had a long history as a successful financial executive and a shorter but significant period …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 11:50 a.m.
Lawmakers to consider taxes on medical marijuana
Montana lawmakers will be asked to consider placing a tax on the sale of medical marijuana.
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 8:48 a.m.
WTO says Boeing offered illegal tax breaks by Washington Legislature
A World Trade Organization panel on Monday ruled that Washington state offered billions in illegal tax breaks to plane maker Boeing, and that the U.S. government must take action to …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 1:39 p.m.
Doctor who hid $3.6 million to evade taxes loses medical license
State officials have permanently revoked the medical license of a New Jersey doctor who recently admitted concealing more than $3.6 million to evade taxes and pay kickbacks for referrals.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 9:24 a.m.
Trump Foundation apparently admits to violating ban on ‘self-dealing,’ new filing to IRS shows
President-elect Donald Trump’s charitable foundation has apparently admitted to the IRS that it violated a legal prohibition against “self-dealing,” which bars nonprofit leaders from using their charity’s money to help …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
Olympia voters reject income tax measure
Voters in Olympia have rejected an income tax on the city’s highest earners.
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 8:20 p.m.
What Donald Trump’s win could mean for the average consumer
During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump proposed sweeping changes that could have huge implications for the average American’s finances. Since winning the election, Trump has yet to release many specifics …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016, 4:46 p.m.
Spokane marijuana industry more concerned about local policies than what Trump might do
The question marks surrounding President-elect Donald Trump’s victory Tuesday extend to Washington’s marijuana industry.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 2:35 p.m.
Study: Obama tax hikes on rich didn’t hurt economy or the wealthy
President Barack Obama’s 2013 tax increases for wealthy Americans neither slowed their income growth nor hurt the economy, according to a study that taps into a key debate in the …
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
Victims of stolen tax refunds down 50 percent this year, IRS says
The number of people who reported having phony tax returns filed in their names fell by more than 50 percent this year from 2015, the Internal Revenue Service said Thursday.
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Did Donald Trump really earn only $6,108 in wages in 1994?
The bombshell leak of portions of Donald Trump’s 1995 tax returns show that he declared a minuscule wage income that year for a man of his wealth and corporate responsibilities.
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
Trump says he ‘brilliantly used’ tax laws to his advantage
Donald Trump addressed the intense national scrutiny of his taxes Monday, saying at a rally here that he “brilliantly used” tax laws to his advantage.
Sun., Oct. 2, 2016, 2:46 p.m.
Trump hopes to revive campaign after tax discovery caps a week of ‘self-sabotage’
Donald Trump’s campaign, reeling Sunday after a report that the business mogul may not have paid taxes for as many as 18 years after declaring a $916 million loss on …