taxes

Donald Trump
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October 03, 2018 - 6:43 am
By Donna Borak and Sophie Tatum, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump helped "his parents dodge taxes" in the 1990s, including "instances of outright fraud" that allowed him to amass a fortune from them, according to an analysis Tuesday from The New York Times. Trump received at least $413 million...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
September 09, 2018 - 11:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KW Newsradio) -- Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney has avoided taking action on a construction impact tax, all summer, but his time is up. Kenney must decide, by Thursday, whether to veto the bill or let it become law. Mayor Kenney opposes the one percent tax on new construction and...
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gas pumps
David Madden
September 01, 2018 - 8:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Drivers who buy their gasoline in New Jersey will need to dig a little deeper to pay at the pump. An increase in the state's gasoline tax takes effect Oct. 1. The 4.3-cent increase will take the levy to just under 27 cents per gallon. The tax is regularly adjusted to...
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Governor Phil Murphy
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David Madden
August 24, 2018 - 3:36 pm
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) --- The Internal Revenue Service is proposing a change in tax rules to thwart an effort by several states, including New Jersey, the circumvent a 10 thousand dollar deduction cap for state and local income taxes on a federal tax return. The cap was put in place as part...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
August 16, 2018 - 6:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia tax officials are taking an unorthodox approach: They're sending out teams to go door-to-door to try to save taxpayers money. The Department of Revenue has sent out "street teams" to make sure homeowners know about real estate tax discounts. There are...
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United States President Donald J. Trump participates in a meeting with the Prime Minster of The Netherlands, Mark Rutte, at The White House in Washington, DC, July 2, 2018.
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July 19, 2018 - 11:28 am
By David Klepper, Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state tax officials have opened an investigation into the Trump Foundation to determine whether President Donald Trump or his charity violated state law. The probe began about a month ago and was confirmed Thursday by an official with...
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Soda Generic
Pat Loeb
July 18, 2018 - 10:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has delivered its long-awaited decision on Philadelphia's sweetened beverage tax, in favor of the city. It's been two years since City Council passed the 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sweetened beverages and a year and a half since it began...
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Dreamstime
July 02, 2018 - 4:34 pm
DOVER, Del. (AP) — What if motorists paid taxes based on the miles they drive in each state, instead of the gasoline they burn? The concept is being tested with GPS devices recording distance and location up and down the Interstate 95 corridor. The News Journal reports that more than 100 Delaware...
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New Jersey State House, Trenton, New Jersey,
David Madden
June 21, 2018 - 7:48 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A showdown is looming under the Golden Dome in Trenton today, as legislators are set to vote on a $36.5 billion budget they've drawn up in opposition to Gov. Phil Murphy's proposed $37.4 billion plan. The state stands just a week and a half from the second shutdown...
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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
June 19, 2018 - 1:33 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In another sign of a painless budget season this year, the state House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday morning unanimously approved a new state spending plan with no new taxes that provides more money for education — and for school safety. It’s something pretty...
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