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Ballot proposal seeking to eliminate Michigan's property tax advances
The Michigan Board of State Canvassers has approved the summary for a ballot proposal that would enact sweeping changes to Michigan’s tax structure, including the elimination of the state property tax. Read More.
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Hearing complaints over property taxes, some Georgia lawmakers look to limit rising values
Some Georgia lawmakers are looking for ways to provide relief from property taxes. The proposals are coming as increases in home values have caused taxes to rise. Read More.
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The Grassroots Corner January 22nd, 2024
The Grassroots Corner - Week Beginning 1/22/24: “Saying it in twenty seconds” Read More.
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Here's how a government shutdown could affect the IRS this tax season
A government shutdown could disrupt the upcoming tax season, according to IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel. Here's what filers need to know. Read More.
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Here’s what’s in the bipartisan tax deal
The top tax writers in the House and Senate announced a $78-billion bipartisan deal Tuesday, as they race to enact provisions into law before tax season gets underway at the end of January. Here’s what made it in the deal. Read More.
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Kansas GOP lawmakers, Democratic governor clash over income tax cuts
Top Republican legislators in Kansas are facing off against the Democratic governor over income tax cuts that have faced bipartisan criticism for favoring the wealthy. Read More.
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To get fresh vegetables to people who need them, one city puts its soda tax to work
It's a chilly, winter evening outside the Boulder Public Library, with the sun low in the sky. Inside, tucked behind a spiral staircase, a small crowd begins to file into a meeting room. Read More.
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How much of my Social Security is taxable? It varies by state
Which states tax Social Security? Most states don't tax Social Security but some do. Here's which ones they are, and how they might do it. Read More.
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Congress announces bipartisan effort to enhance child tax credit
The roughly $78 billion in tax cuts would be paid for by more quickly ending a tax break Congress approved during the COVID-19 pandemic . Read More.
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The Grassroots Corner January 15th, 2024
The Grassroots Corner - Week Beginning 1/15/24: “Report from Orange Park, Florida” Read More.
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Congress nears deal to partially restore Biden’s expanded child tax credit
Congressional lawmakers are closing in on a deal that would partially revive President Biden’s expanded tax credit for lower-income families in exchange for extending tax incentives favored by business interests, according to two people familiar with the matter. Read More.
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Sources: Marylanders could see tax, fee hikes amid budget deficit
Maryland lawmakers face a budget shortfall in 2024, and sources tell 11 News that could mean tax increases, new taxes and/or fees. Read More.
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Trump opponent arrested on tax fraud indictment after latest 14th amendment ballot challenge fails in court
Former President Trump's ballot eligibility challenger, John Anthony Castro, is facing a 33-count indictment for allegedly filing fraudulent tax returns. Read More.

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