Citations with the tag: TAXATION -- United States -- States

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  • States Push Taxpayers to File Online.
    Hunter, Kathleen // State News (Council of State Governments); Feb2006, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p13 

    The article discusses the trend of online filing of state personal income taxes in the U.S. in 2006. It emphasizes the benefits of online income tax filing to taxpayers. The reasons for the creation of the tax filing procedure are cited. It also presents a statement issued by Harley Duncan,...

  • Expecting $240M More.
    Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer; 12/21/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32283, p25 

    The article reports that Iowa is expected to post a tax revenue surplus of $240 million in fiscal 2007. The total tax revenue is expected to be $5.3 billion. The revision is 4.7% more than the revenue estimated by the state's forecasting council. The major portion of the increase in tax revenue...

  • Reggie Bush.
    Deitsch, Richard; Bechtel, Mark; Cannella, Stephen // Sports Illustrated; 4/24/2006, Vol. 104 Issue 17, p30 

    The article presents an interview with Heisman Trophy-winning running back Reggie Bush. Topics discussed include the National Football League draft, what he will wear in the draft, how he expects to be used on a professional team, being a sports celebrity, and learning that Texas has no state...

  • A Grim Forecast.
    Smith, Edward // State Legislatures; Feb2009, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p12 

    This article explains that rising unemployment, dropping income tax revenue, the ongoing foreclosure debacle and a deep crisis in consumer confidence leave U.S. states facing the worst fiscal crisis in more than 50 years. The double whammy of a drop in sales and income tax revenues means most...

  • O'Bannon Wants Taxes To Fix, Protect Schools.
    Sandham, Jessica L. // Education Week; 1/23/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p16 

    Offers a look at Indiana Governor Frank O'Bannon's State of the State Address. Plan to raise taxes on cigarettes and riverboat gambling as the way to end fiscal crisis and protect state funding for schools; Strategy for balancing the budget; Support of the governor's plan from Frank Bush, the...

  • Graves Urges No Cuts In Education Spending.
    Blair, Julie // Education Week; 1/23/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p16 

    Offers a look at Kansas Governor Bill Graves' State of the State Address. Discussion of Graves' budget and tax proposals; Raise in funding for education; Increase of financial aid for needy college students; Suggestion that the state increase taxes on cigarettes, gasoline, and vehicle registration.

  • Gov. Perry appoints task force to reform property appraisals.
    Blair, Julie // Clarendon Enterprise (TX); 8/31/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 37, p5 

    The article reports on the creation of a Texas Task Force on Appraisal Reform (TFAR). Texas Governor Rick Perry created the TFAR to study and make recommendations on how to address the continuing concerns over the increasing property appraisals in the state. Tom Pauken was appointed chair of the...

  • NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING on the Donley Appraisal District Budget.
    Blair, Julie // Clarendon Enterprise (TX); 8/31/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 37, p5 

    The article presents information on the public hearing to be held by the Donley Appraisal District Board of Directors at the appraisal district office in Clarendon, Texas on September 11, 2006. The public hearing will be held to discuss the proposed budget for the 2007 fiscal year. The total...

    EASTERBROOK, GREGG // Atlantic; Oct2013, Vol. 312 Issue 3, p44 

    The article discusses the financial support the National Football League (NFL) receives from American taxpayers despite its nonprofit status and avoidance of anti-trust regulations, adapted from the book "The King of Sports: Football's Impact on America," by Gregg Easterbrook.

    BUCHWALD, LINDA // Scholastic Math; 3/24/2014, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p14 

    The article offers information on taxes on game show prizes in the U.S. Topics discussed include other types of taxes Americans pay such as sales and income taxes and U.S. game shows that charge taxes on winners including "The Price Is Right" and "Jeopardy!." Also presented are math problems...

  • Apportionment Apoplexy: Throwback, Throwout, or Just Throw Up Your Hands.
    Wilson, Margaret C. // Tax Executive; Jul/Aug2005, Vol. 57 Issue 4, p357 

    Focuses on issues surrounding the apportionment of corporate taxable income for state tax purposes in the U.S. Factors that led to the use of formulary apportionment by state governments; Constitutional limitations on the apportionment methods; Advice for taxpayers on dealing with a taxing...

  • Adjusted Federal Expenditures Per Dollar of Taxes by State Fiscal Years 1992 and 2002.
    Wilson, Margaret C. // State Government News; Apr2004, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p13 

    Presents a chart comparing the expenditures per dollar of taxes incurred by each U.S. state in the fiscal years 1992 and 2002.

  • state snapshots.
    Wilson, Margaret C. // State News (Council of State Governments); Aug2005, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p13 

    Ranks U.S. states based on total taxes and total tax per capita in 2004.

  • Time for a fiscal reality check.
    Brennan, Joseph F. // Fairfield County Business Journal; 4/30/2007, Vol. 46 Issue 18, p38 

    The author reflects on the proposed state budget and tax packages in Connecticut. He discusses that small businesses and entrepreneurs will be hit and affected by the tax rate increase in the state. Furthermore, Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA) hopes that the administration and...

  • The Price of Political Activity.
    Hammar, Richard R. // Your Church; Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p12 

    The article discusses the consequences that the church might encounter for its political activities in the U.S. There is no law that prohibits the church from being involved in politics. However, it could cost the church of its 501(c)(3) status, which no longer exempts the church from federal...

  • B-T-S Expects Strong Finish.
    Zaczkiewicz, Arthur // WWD: Women's Wear Daily; 8/26/2004, Vol. 188 Issue 43, p8 

    Reports on the back-to-school (b-t-s) and fall selling season in the U.S. in 2004. Retailers that will benefit from the selling season according to Citigroup Smith Barney analysts; Value of pretax personal income growth in the first half of the year; Clothes expected to be popular among...

    Campbell, Scott; Burke, Steven // CRN; 3/14/2005, Issue 1137, p5 

    Reports on the decision of CDW to charge its U.S. customers with state sales tax starting April 1, 2005. Significance of the move to value-added resellers; Reasons behind the company's decision; Implications of competing on price against CDW for solution providers.

    Abuizam, Raida; Rinke, Dolores // European Journal of Management; 2011, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p33 

    The purpose of this research paper is to develop an optimization spreadsheet model to assist in determination of a state tax policy. Traditional decision making techniques such as linear programming can only optimize one criterion. A variation of linear programming referred to as goal...

    Becourtney, Neil; Rothenburg, Eric; Horowitz, Barry H.; Nest, Nicholas; Goldwasser, Henry; Kaplan, Steven M.; Fielding, John J.; Weinstock, Warren // CPA Journal; Jul2000, Vol. 70 Issue 7, p64 

    Presents update on state and local taxation in the United States as of July 2000. Filing of Form NYC-203-R claim for refund of New York City nonresident earnings tax withheld for the year 2000; Liability of Irwin Goodfriend for unpaid state and withholding and sales taxes incurred by his client...

  • Borrowing for Bostmortem Liquisity Part 1.
    Rico, Lisa M. // Probate & Property; Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p50 

    The article states that the executor must find a way to fund the payment of estate administration expenses and the estate tax if illiquid assets are the prime composition in an estate. It is mentioned that funds need to be borrowed by an estate encountering a lack of cash to pay its estate tax....

  • Rising Tide--Will Investment Managers Be Swept Up in State Income Tax Trends?
    Bergmann, Gregory A.; Gray, Keith; Boucher, Karen // Journal of Taxation of Investments; Summer2014, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p3 

    More and more states are looking to increase state income tax revenues by expanding their definition of nexus beyond physical presence to include "economic activity" in the state. In addition, more states are moving from cost of performance to market-based sourcing for receipts from services and...

  • Tax logjam stalls investments.
    Lane, Amy; Snavely, Brent // Crain's Detroit Business; 4/23/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 17, p1 

    The article reports that uncertainties in the tax policies hinder business enterprises to invest in Michigan. It is reported that the companies are eager to know about their tax obligation after the expiration of Michigan Single Business Tax on December 31, 2007. Many experts think that the plan...

  • States use gasoline, cigarettes to fuel revenue.
    Lane, Amy; Snavely, Brent // CPA Journal; Feb98, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p66 

    Reports that smoking and driving seemed to outspace shopping as a state tax target in the Unitd States in the past year, according to CCH Inc. in its annual State Consumer Taxes Survey. Increase in the cost of cigarettes; Approval of the 15 cents federal excise tax as part of the 1997 Taxpayer...

  • 1991 State Revenue Growth Rate Slowest in a Decade, Study Finds.
    Harp, Lonnie // Education Week; 5/22/1991, Vol. 10 Issue 35, p17 

    The article reports about a survey of the Center for the Study of the States which shows that during the first three months of 1991, state revenues grew at their slowest rate of increase in well over a decade in the U.S. It has been noted that even though lawmakers in 23 states approved tax...

    Harp, Lonnie // Education Week; 5/22/1991, Vol. 10 Issue 35, p18 

    The article presents news briefs related to educational finance in the U.S. The Oregon Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that disparities in the level of school funding in Oregon do not violate the state constitution. The school-finance system, which relies heavily on local property taxes, had...

  • Fla. Officials Are Barnstorming State To Whip Up Support for Tax Increase.
    Diegmueller, Karen // Education Week; 5/27/1992, Vol. 11 Issue 36, p1 

    The article reports on a state campaign to increase taxes in Florida. The author informs that because of the unexpected resistance of the Florida legislature, Governor Lawton Chiles and his allies has mobilized a campaign for voter support. Of the proposed 1.35 billion dollar first year tax...

  • The Briefcase.
    Diegmueller, Karen // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 8/1/2008, Vol. 55 Issue 38, p7A 

    The article offers news briefs related to industries in Long Island, New York. The state Senate has voted to repeal its so-called Amazon Tax. Meanwhile, the Standard & Poor's Corp. has released a list of 13 companies it expects will continue to grow by adding them to its Global Challengers 300...

  • MIddle Class Loophole.
    Chapman, Stephen // New Republic; 12/3/77, Vol. 177 Issue 23, p12 

    Focuses on issues related to taxation in the United States. Proposal of U.S. presidential candidate Jimmy Carter in 1976, for the elimination of the income tax deduction for interest payments on home mortgages; Public opinion on the proposal; Amazement shown by the opposition regarding the...

  • New Texas Business Tax Plan May Fall Short, Comptroller Says.
    Williamson, Richard // Bond Buyer; 7/23/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32924, p3 

    The article reports that the business tax designed to ease the school finance burden on Texas homeowners could fall about $1 billion short of projections. It states that officials note that the shortfall will be offset by other revenue sources that are running ahead of projections, particularly...

  • Perplexed about tax nexus? You can blame all 50 states.
    Russell, Roger // Accounting Today; 6/7/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p10 

    States that the activities of a corporation that are sufficient to create a taxable nexus vary from state to state in the U.S. Comments from George Farrah, director of state services for BNA Tax Management, on the possibility for a corporation to encounter nexus; Law which limits the states'...

  • Does Michigan tax itself enough for roads?
    Frobom, Aarne H. // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 07/14/97, Vol. 15 Issue 28, p4 

    Opinion. Comments on a US Department of Transportation study which ranks states based on fuel taxes and on the amount of taxable resources spent on road improvements. States making the top of the list; Opposition to the use of `level of effort' in ranking the states; Contention on the...

  • A Tax Policy for the United States III. The Tax Dilemma of the States.
    Groves, Harold M. // New Republic; 2/7/34, Vol. 77 Issue 1001, p357 

    Discusses various aspects related to sales tax policy in the U.S. Possibility of adoption of a sales tax by legislatures of various states; Requests made to the Congress to relieve the states of a difficult administrative burden by enacting a federal sales-tax law with a return of 50 percent of...

  • Study finds Wyoming to be most 'wealth-friendly' state.
    Groves, Harold M. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City; 6/23/2003, Vol. 32 Issue 52, p9 

    Reports on the 2003 annual survey published in "Bloomberg Wealth Manager" magazine, which found that Wyoming its the most wealth-friendly state in the U.S. Distinction earned by Rhode Island based on the survey; Rankings achieved by other U.S. states; Areas on which the magazine compared the...

  • A Note From the Editor-in-Chief.
    Collins, Jim // Journal of State Taxation; Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p3 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the impact of cloud computing on the sales and taxation in the U.S., the importance of public-private partnerships, and the various tax changes in several states in the country.

  • Utah cuts sales tax rates.
    Collins, Jim // Sales & Use Tax Alert; 4/1/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p3 

    The article reports that Utah governor Jon Huntsman Jr. has signed into law an omnibus tax reform bill that includes a reduction in the general state sales tax rate from 4.75% to 4.65%. Also included in the bill is a further decrease in the sales tax rate for unprepared food from 2.75% to 1.75%,...

  • Mississippi enacts SSTA conformity bill for telecom.
    Collins, Jim // Sales & Use Tax Alert; 4/1/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p3 

    The article reports that the Mississippi sales and use tax statute was amended to conform to the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement. The new law incorporates provisions, definitions and sourcing rules regarding telecommunications services. It provides a 7% tax on intrastate, interstate, and...

  • Rhode Island repeals MPU provisions; 'affordable energy fee' delayed.
    Collins, Jim // Sales & Use Tax Alert; 4/1/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p4 

    The article reports that Rhode Island has enacted technical changes to its tax statute and has repealed multiple points of use (MPU) provisions, in order to conform with the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement. The new law imposes an affordable energy fee on sales and use and public...

    Collins, Jim // Sales & Use Tax Alert; 4/1/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p6 

    The article announces that starting February 16, 2007 voters in Arkansas can file a petition with the city's governing body to call a special election to levy a local sales and use tax to fund capital improvements. Formerly, such a tax could not be levied unless the governing body adopted an...

    Collins, Jim // Sales & Use Tax Alert; 4/1/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p6 

    The article reports that Connecticut Governor M. Jodi Rell has proposed increases in the per-pack cigarette tax as well as the elimination of the sales tax surcharge applicable to businesses whose electric usage exceeds $150 per month. The governor also proposed capping the gross receipts tax if...

    Collins, Jim // Sales & Use Tax Alert; 4/1/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p6 

    The article reports that the Hawaii Department of Taxation will liberally grant extensions of time for fiscal year filers to file their short period annual general excise tax returns for the period ending December 31, 2006. These returns are required as a result of the new Honolulu country...

    Collins, Jim // Sales & Use Tax Alert; 4/1/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p6 

    The article reports that Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco unveiled her $29.2 billion state budget proposal for fiscal year 2007-2008. The budget includes $150 million tax breaks in sales and use, business utility, and other tax types. The proposal also includes a five-day sales tax holiday and...

    Collins, Jim // Sales & Use Tax Alert; 4/1/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p7 

    The article offers news briefs on sales and use taxation in North Carolina. Governor Michael Easley recommended a biennial budget, which calls for maintaining the 4.25% sales and use tax rate. The state attorney general has issued Opinion No. 07-002, which states that the consideration paid by a...

    Collins, Jim // Sales & Use Tax Alert; 4/1/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p7 

    The article reports on the 2008 Budget proposal of Rhode Island Governor Donald L. Carcieri, which would repeal sales tax on certain items, including meals and beverages. The governor also plans to avoid any increase in the state sales tax rates, but proposed an increase in the cigarette tax by...

    Collins, Jim // Sales & Use Tax Alert; 4/1/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p7 

    The article offers news briefs on taxation in South Dakota. New legislation was approved revising a sales and use tax law regarding the taxation of bundled transactions involving telecommunication and related services. The limitation period for filing refund claims for certain sales and use and...

    Collins, Jim // Sales & Use Tax Alert; 4/1/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p7 

    The article reports that the Vermont Department of Taxes has revised the Guide to Vermont Business Taxes to reflect the changes necessary to conform to the Streamlined Sales Tax Project. This pertains to the sales and use tax, including delivery, shipping and handling charges, telecommunications...

    Collins, Jim // Sales & Use Tax Alert; 4/1/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p7 

    The article reports that the Washington Department of Revenue has amended its excise tax law, which states the requirements for the maintenance and retention of books, records, and other sources of information. The law also stated requirements with respect to taxpayer books and records that are...

    Collins, Jim // Sales & Use Tax Alert; 4/1/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p7 

    The article reports that the sales and use tax laws of Wyoming have been amended to conform to the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement's definitions of telecommunications service, bundled transaction, and sales price, with respect to price reductions and discounts. The state is an associate...

  • California to publish delinquents' names.
    Collins, Jim // Sales & Use Tax Alert; 4/1/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p8 

    The article reports that the California State Board of Equalization (SBE) will post on the Internet the names of taxpayers who owe large amounts of sales and use taxes. According to SBE, the targeted taxpayers collectively owe $269 million, many of whom are corporations, and some are no longer...

  • California reg clarifies taxability of food packages.
    Collins, Jim // Sales & Use Tax Alert; 4/1/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 6, p8 

    The article focuses on a California regulation regarding food products that was amended to provide a clear standard for the sales and use taxation of combination packages sold in a single price. The new regulation states that when a package contains both food products and non-food products, the...

  • Unemployment Claims Management: A Focus on Compliance.
    Good, Greg // Journal of State Taxation; Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p23 

    The article discusses the importance of compliance in avoiding penalties imposed due to inadequate or delayed responses for requests to requests for unemployment claim information. An overview of the unemployment insurance (UI) system in the U.S. is provided. The enactment of the Trade...

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