Tax

Hassan introduces $1,000 tax credit bill

Middle-class families would get a $1,000 tax credit under a bill being introduced by U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan. Hassan, a Democrat, says her Middle Class Tax Break Act would apply to families who have earned income up to $200,000. It would also provide a $500 tax credit for individuals with earned income up to $100,000. Hassan says giving a tax ...

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Brothers tied to former Stillwater mayor plead guilty to tax crimes in federal court

Two metro-area brothers implicated with former Stillwater Mayor Ken Harycki in a scheme to hide money from the Internal Revenue Service have pleaded guilty in federal court in Minneapolis. Thurlee and Roylee Belfrey, both 52, pleaded guilty just as their trial was scheduled to begin after a yearslong, multimillion-dollar health care fraud and tax conspiracy, acting U.S. Attorney Gregory Brooker ...

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Hazleton residents prepare for hefty tax hike

Copyright 2017 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. HAZLETON, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- An ominous message Tuesday from the mayor of Hazleton: taxpayers should prepare for a tax hike, and it could be a big one. This comes despite the city’s recent designation as a distressed city, commonly known as Act ...

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Key Senators Reach Tentative Budget Deal on Taxes, Corker Says

Follow @bpolitics for all the latest news, and sign up for our daily Balance of Power newsletter. Two Republican members of the Senate Budget Committee reached a tentative deal to craft a budget that would allow “headroom” for a significant tax cut, Senator Bob Corker said — though he didn’t specify the amount of that cut. Corker of Tennessee and ...

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Lobbyists at ‘DEFCON One’ Awaiting Details of Tax Overhaul Plan

The National Association of Home Builders has already created ads to either support or oppose a U.S. tax-code overhaul, depending on how Congress and President Donald Trump propose to treat its favorite tax breaks. “We’re at DEFCON One,” said Jerry Howard, president of the trade group that represents 140,000 builders. “But we’re not going to push the button until we’re ...

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GOP eyes popular tax breaks to finance overhaul

Top News Associated Press Posted September 18, 2017 September 18, 2017 Updated September 18, 2017 6:54pm ASSOCIATED PRESS House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks at a Harley-Davidson factory today in Menomonee Falls, Wis. WASHINGTON >> Republicans straining to find about $1 trillion to finance sweeping tax cuts are homing in on two popular deductions that are woven into the nation’s fiscal ...

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German ‘James Bond’ tells tax trial he spent £2.2m saving life of Pope Benedict – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk German ‘James Bond’ tells tax trial he spent £2.2m saving life of Pope BenedictTelegraph.co.ukGermany’s answer to James Bond has told his tax evasion trial he spent €2.5m (£2.2m) saving Pope Benedict XVI’s life from the mafia. Werner Mauss also claimed he spent hundreds of thousands recreating a tropical beach scene complete with palm trees in …

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