STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Ann Arbor dioxane plume … Norfolk’s recycling quandary … and the Bay Area’s new managed toll lane agreement.
Forty-five states and the District of Columbia collect state sales taxes, while local sales taxes exist in 38 states, according to the Tax Foundation.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says "there is no more vital long-term issue" for his state's finances than a limit on the state and local tax costs taxpayers can write off on their federal returns.
The poll results come amid discussions about taxing wealthier Americans more at the federal level.
COMMENTARY | Start planning now to make sure your finance team is prepared for GASB changes.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Texas now has a measles outbreak … San José mayor interested in Musk tunnel … and a N.C. city suspends drug testing.
Revenue collections were boosted by favorable economic conditions, robust stock market returns in 2017 and the first half of 2018, and state policy actions.
The federal tax overhaul and stock market volatility help to explain some recent income tax revenue trends.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Pennsylvania lt. gov.’s marijuana listening tour … Florida secretary of state resigns … and the cause of the 2017 Tubbs Fire is ID’d.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly included the “reamortization” plan in her first budget. It’s proving to be controversial.
The court on Monday asked for the U.S. government to submit views on an Alabama case.
Uber and similar companies aren’t driving huge changes in the way that Americans make a living.
“Large amounts of tax revenue from sports gambling is no sure bet,” one expert notes.
From wildfire prevention efforts to farm loans to mass transit, here are the latest potential casualties of a long-term funding hiatus.
When stocks get dicey, one place investors turn to is municipal bonds.
Taxing big business means more money for health care and social assistance, but the city’s economist says it could also mean fewer jobs and a smaller economy if companies move or open elsewhere—which could sting in a recession.
A new analysis identifies states that have sent more money to Washington than they saw in returned federal spending.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Federal shutdown delays hurricane recovery funds … another Flint water crisis plea deal …. and confusion comes with Conn. town’s pay-per-bag trash collection proposal.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Minn. is falling behind on goals to reduce emissions … Airbnb sees big growth in rural areas … and a lawsuit could drain Pa. transit funding.
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