taxes

Dreamstime
November 26, 2018 - 12:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shoppers heading online to purchase holiday gifts will find they're being charged sales tax at some websites where they weren't before. The reason: the Supreme Court. A June ruling gave states the go-ahead to require more companies to collect sales tax on online purchases. Now,...
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Lynne Adkins
November 13, 2018 - 4:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Students who graduated from college in the spring must now begin repaying those student loans. Jojo Brown is facing that costly reality. Brown dropped out of college in her 20s, owing thousands of dollars in student loans — an obligation she ignored, but one that was...
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Congressional Candidates in Bucks County trade barbs in morning forum.
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Jim Melwert
October 19, 2018 - 12:52 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The congressional race in Bucks County could break spending records, so it’s no surprise campaign finance was a hot topic as the two candidates met in a Friday morning forum sponsored by the League of Women Voters and Bucks County chambers of commerce. At Delaware...
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Former N.J. Gov. Chris Christie made hihis first public appearance since leaving the governor's office
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David Madden
October 19, 2018 - 7:23 am
GLASSBORO, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — After 10 months in the private sector, former N.J. Gov. Chris Christie made his first public appearance in a speech to some 300 people at Rowan University, talking about the future of the Republican Party. He wound up comparing his record to that of the man who...
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In this Feb. 9, 2017, file photo, a portrait of President Donald Trump's father Fred Trump, and three un-signed Executive orders are seen in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.
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October 04, 2018 - 8:27 am
By Bernard Condon and Stephen Braun, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Though President Donald Trump insists he did nothing wrong on his taxes, experts say he could be on the hook for tens of millions of dollars in civil fines if state and federal authorities substantiate a New York Times report...
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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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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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