Court flunks New Hampshire's tax vote, leaving schools still in need
- Proposition 30: Do Politicians Really Need More Tax Money? COUPAL, JON // Orange County Business Journal;10/1/2012, Vol. 35 Issue 40, p84
The author discusses the Proposition 30 plan for the state of California. He states that Proposition 30 would raise sales and income taxes on all California people to about 50 billion dollars over the next seven years and would also destroy small business. He reflects that Proposition 30 will...
- Gauging the chances for tax reform. Hill, John // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/20/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 22, p29
Focuses on an exit poll conducted for the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, which suggests that majority of the state voters favor changes in the state's tax structure. Opposition to proposed state income tax increase in constitutional amendment number 2; Racial division on the...
- Ballot measure would buy time. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;4/26/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 17, p3
The article talks about the importance of the upcoming ballot proposal in Grand Rapids, Michigan to temporarily increase the city's income tax for the future of the city.
- Texas Considers 'Voluntary' Income Tax For Schools. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;5/13/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31385, p34
Reports the consideration of voluntary state income tax to finance various schools in Dallas, Texas. Elimination of local property tax rates; Range of revenue option; Amount needed for school construction.
- Robin Hood: A Win/Lose Situation. Dianis, Laura // District Administration;May2003, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p12
Reports on the Texas House Public Education Committee's recommendation for the legislature to end its states funding system. Improvement in funding for poor districts by shifting from reliance on local property taxes; Proposal to use the state income tax to help fund schools.
- Taxed on special interest. Townsend, Alair // Crain's New York Business;4/22/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 16, p9
Comments on the increase of income tax to support public education in New York City. Occurrence of budget deficit due self-serving decisions of the officials; Elimination of the commuter tax; Inflation of the pension fund assets.
- New 529 plans best way to save for education. Hamilton, Jim // Indianapolis Business Journal;7/23/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p36
Reports that distributions from qualified state tuition plans will be free from federal and Indiana state income tax after December 31, 2001. Changes to the tax code; Investment device for financing higher education.
- Initiative Roundup: States Split on Tax Hikes. Ershadi, Julie // Human Events;10/1/2012, Vol. 68 Issue 37, p18
The article reports on a range of state-level ballot initiatives on tax hike-related issues in the U.S. It mentions the Propositions 39, 30, and 38 in California on tax increases on multistate businesses, sales, and income to fund schools. It says that the Constitutional Amendment Concurrent...
- Mass. Panic Over Ballot? Kaske, Michelle // Bond Buyer;8/14/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32940, p1
The article reports on the issue regarding a referendum which, if approved by voters in the November 2008 general election, could eliminate the income tax in Massachusetts. If the referendum will be passed and becomes a law, state legislators will have the opportunity to file a new legislation...