May 31, 2011
Question: I've been fortunate to have put a bit of money into a gold ETF (GLD, for the record), one of the ones that actually just buys bullion,...
May 30, 2011
Virginia says consumers can save up to $2.5 million in taxes buying generators, duct tape and other emergency gear. Critics say residents would've bought these supplies anyway.
May 27, 2011
Illinois is trying to decrease its $13 billion deficit with tax increases. One citizen understands the need to close the deficit, but says the taxes have pinched her budget significantly.
May 26, 2011
With among the highest property taxes in the country, New York aims to limit annual increases but also accommodate school districts.
May 23, 2011
Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel will look at whether special tax funds for blighted neighborhoods are diverted too often to big companies.
May 17, 2011
Tax revenues are topping projections in California, New Jersey, West Virginia and others.
May 11, 2011
Because of Illinois' business tax increase, Sears has become the latest company to threaten to leave the state. The increase has backfired big time on the governor, who's scrambling to make deals to keep major companies from leaving the state.
May 9, 2011
The per-gallon gas tax is not enough to pay for road repairs. The Obama administration is exploring a new funding scheme.
Apr 25, 2011
The city is asking tax-exempt institutions like universities and hospitals to voluntarily pay more property taxes. Please.