The Final Sprint: How the Public Sector Can Efficiently Comply with the New Lease Accounting Standard
COMMENTARY | A new financial reporting requirement for states, localities and higher ed will require a heavy undertaking to efficiently reach compliance.
The bill approved by the city council would prevent any company with 5% of its stocks held by foreign individuals or companies from donating to local elections.
The Indiana legislation could assist local governments dealing with “dark-store theory” property tax appeals.
Researchers analyzed state and local governments tax incentive spending, finding little evidence that the deals spurred job growth outside the specific industry implicated.
The Remote Tulsa program is now offering $10,000 to 250 people to move to the Oklahoma city for a year, citing success in its first year.
New survey results offer predictions for where gains in home values could be strongest and weakest during the year ahead.
About 5 million state and local workers are outside of the federal retirement program.
Chicago and Detroit are outliers, least able to withstand a recession, among the big cities examined by Moody's, which looked at how prepared cities are when a downturn comes.
ANALYSIS | More states and cities are requiring rigorous analyses.
“It basically allows for luxury housing to pay for affordable housing,” said a Boston city council member describing a "transfer" tax proposal there.
Financial stress from debt has subsided somewhat since the Great Recession, but remains high in some places. New data provides insight into how it looks at the state and county level.
The number of states bumping up pay for their employees has hit a high not seen since prior to the Great Recession.
COMMENTARY | Several Midwest cities like Indianapolis are experiencing an economic renaissance. Yet, the region’s inability to attract people threatens long-term prospects.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced a deal Tuesday on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
In Colorado and Washington, residents this fall voted to either constrain state tax revenues or cut fees, even as Democratic lawmakers argue the money is needed to support education and transportation programs.
Merit aid programs tend to benefit wealthy white students.
Chemical Companies Are Building Their Plants Overseas and Shipping Them Back In. They Still Get State Tax Breaks.
Louisiana attracts chemical companies with one of the country’s most generous tax exemptions. The idea is to bring jobs to the state. Instead, construction often happens offsite, and automation has cut down on the jobs that remain.
Ohio developed a tool to review all state agencies’ payment transactions from January through September and found 56 duplicate payments worth more than $117,000.
COMMENTARY | Too many people enter retirement without financial security.
Cyber Monday sales this year were up nearly 20% compared to last year.
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