Texas Considers 'Voluntary' Income Tax For Schools
- 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.
- Court flunks New Hampshire's tax vote, leaving schools still in need. Kaplan, David // Bond Buyer;03/15/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30598, p3
Reports on the New Hampshire Supreme Court's rejection of a proposed voter referendum on instituting an income tax. Proposals to use taxes to fund school operations; Time constraints in state officials' efforts to find an alternative source of funding for schools; Plans of the state to meet...
- Texas Committee Awaits Ruling in School Funding Case. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;10/27/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32247, p6
Reports on the significance of the ruling from the Texas Supreme Court in a school finance lawsuit in setting the agenda for a committee charged with recommending options for an overhaul of the state's tax structure. Allegation of school districts that education is inadequately funded because...
- Fallout in Will County shows tax reform need. Crain, Rance; Reed, Robert; Blake, David; Crown, Judith // Crain's Chicago Business;7/14/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 28, p6
If any county in Illinois makes the case that massive reform is needed in the way public services are funded, it's Will County. The availability of inexpensive land has fueled an unfettered boom in affordable single-family homes, but jobs haven't followed at the same rate. It's an issue for Gov....
- Ill. Governor, Citing 'Scandalous' School Needs, Presses Tax Boost. Sevener, Don // Education Week;5/18/1983, Vol. 2 Issue 34, p5
The article reports on the campaign of Illinois Governor James Thompson to support his planned income tax increase for education budget. The proposed increase of Thompson will amount to 1.6 billion dollars. Thompson justified his proposal by saying that without tax increase education funds would...
- Deductions for education expenses -- a revamped landscape for taxpayers and their advisers. Blissenden, Michael // Taxation in Australia;Aug2013, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p94
The Commonwealth Government has announced, by way of a media release and a discussion paper, major reforms to the deductibility of education expenses. The current proposal is that, from 1 July 2014, there will be an unindexed $2,000 cap on the total of the amounts that a taxpayer can deduct as...
- ACE Releases Updated Income Tax Guide. // Presidency;Winter2003, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p13
Presents information on 'A Federal Income Tax Guide for College & University Presidents,' a reference tool from the American Council on Education. Federal tax issues addressed by the book; Changes on the tax law.