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A master's degree and a full-time job as a middle-school counselor weren't enough to help Shanon Baker land an apartment she could afford in Seattle's east-side suburbs. But a $750 million commitment by a local tech giant helped do the trick.
President Donald Trump's move Tuesday to cut off talks on another government aid package will further weaken an economy straining to recover from an epic collapse, economists say, and deepen the hardships for jobless Americans and struggling businesses.
NEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s accountant must turn over his tax records to a New York state prosecutor, an appeals court ruled Wednesday in a decision that likely sets up a second trip to the U.S. Supreme Court over the issue.
U.S. consumer spending slowed in August and personal income fell as a $600 weekly benefit for Americans who are unemployed during the pandemic expired.
The solid growth that the United States enjoyed before the viral pandemic paralyzed the economy this spring failed to reduce racial disparities in Americans' income and wealth from 2016 through 2019, according to a Federal Reserve report Monday.
The Spokane Low Income Housing Consortium has tapped formed Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart to serve as its next executive director.
Spokane Valley City Council unanimously voted Tuesday night to prohibit any future income tax in the city, even if it becomes legal in Washington.
Chief Justice John Roberts is ordering an indefinite delay in the House of Representatives’ demand for President Donald Trump’s financial records to give the Supreme Court time to figure out how to handle the high-stakes dispute.
President Donald Trump is asking the Supreme Court to block a subpoena for his tax returns, in a test of the president’s ability to defy investigations.
Three judges on a federal appeals panel appeared inclined Wednesday to reject arguments that President Donald Trump’s tax returns can’t be given to a New York grand jury because he is immune from state criminal law – even if he were to shoot someone on Fifth Avenue.
Sponsor Michael Cathcart said the measure is intended to make sure the city remains competitive in business recruitment.
The gap between the haves and have-nots in the United States grew last year to its highest level in more than 50 years of tracking income inequality, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released Thursday.
Low-income court defendants across the country have found themselves in a never-ending cycle of fines, jail, probation and debt.
After a full decade of uninterrupted economic growth, the richest Americans now hold a greater share of the nation’s wealth than they did before the Great Recession began in 2007. And income growth has been sluggish by historical standards, leaving many Americans feeling stuck in place.
The Spokane Valley City Council will consider whether to write an exception that would allow a
The federal income tax was apparently just as baffling in 1919 as it is today.
Amazon, facing backlash from critics who say cashless stores discriminate against the poor, will soon accept cash at all its stores.
Despite a business environment that is increasingly hostile to physical retailers, REI is delivering impressive results.
An Internal Revenue Service collector in Spokane attempted to explain the complex rules regarding a relatively recent kind of tax, the federal income tax.