taxes

The growth of fuel-efficient and electric cars means Americans are paying fewer gas taxes. States, which use gas taxes to pay for road repairs and public transit, are raising taxes on about one in three drivers in America to make up for lost revenue.
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July 01, 2019 - 4:21 pm
By Chris Isidore, CNN Business (CNN) -- The growth of fuel-efficient and electric cars means Americans are paying fewer gas taxes. States, which use gas taxes to pay for road repairs and public transit, are raising taxes on about one in three drivers in America to make up for lost revenue. A total...
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a budget press conference on the need for long-term and sustainable revenues to rebuild NJ TRANSIT on June 27, 2019, in Secaucus
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David Madden
June 27, 2019 - 8:55 pm
SECAUCUS, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — After a week of saying “all options” were being considered by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy in his budget battle with the legislature, he’s taken the most drastic off the table. He will, in fact, sign the $38.7 billion plan submitted to him, although there will be...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Mike DeNardo
June 18, 2019 - 4:21 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — At a Trenton news conference Tuesday, Gov. Phil Murphy said New Jersey's corporate tax incentive program was "rigged" to favor special interests. His comments came one day after a New Jersey task force reported that interests connected to power broker George Norcross...
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Charitable giving
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June 18, 2019 - 12:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Charitable giving by individual Americans in 2018 suffered its biggest drop since the Great Recession of 2008-09, in part because of Republican-backed changes in tax policy, according to the latest comprehensive report on Americans' giving patterns. The Giving USA report , released...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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Justin Udo
June 03, 2019 - 12:48 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is looking to give some people in his state tax relief — by asking others to foot the bill. But the move could further complicate negotiations, with less than a month to go before the budget deadline. Murphy's plan would give nearly half...
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This Feb. 1, 2018 file photo shows an IRS W-4 form in New York. On Friday, May 31, 2019, the IRS is expected to release a proposed update to the form. Experts say that while it will be much more accurate, it will also be much more difficult.
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May 31, 2019 - 12:24 pm
By Sarah Skidmore Sell, AP Personal Finance Writer The IRS has proposed an update to the Form W-4 that it says will increase its accuracy and reduce its complexity. But experts say it may prove a bit more difficult for employees to complete. The form, which is used to help employers know how much...
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President Donald J. Trump participates in a Cabinet Meeting, February 12, 2019 at the White House in Washington, DC.
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May 18, 2019 - 6:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP ) — For all of President Donald Trump's talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser as his team tries to defy congressional attempts to investigate him. Yet they may end up delaying the investigations with their argument, and...
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Same-sex marriage supporters hug outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan, Friday, May 17, 2019, after Taiwan's legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia.
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May 17, 2019 - 7:18 am
By Ralph Jennings, Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. Lawmakers pressured by LGBT groups as well as by church organizations...
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taxes
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David Madden
May 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- A year ago, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law that gave towns, counties and school districts a way to help taxpayers get around new federal limits on deductions they can take for state and local tax payments. So how’s it going? Not one town in the state has...
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President Donald Trump speaks during an event for the Wounded Warrior Project Soldier Ride in the East Room of the White House on April 26, 2018, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA)
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May 10, 2019 - 4:49 pm
By Lauren Fox, CNN (CNN) -- House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal has issued subpoenas for President Donald Trump's tax returns, the committee told CNN on Friday, an escalation in the fight for the President's personal financial records and the latest step this week in Democrats'...
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