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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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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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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Protesters disrupt Philadelphia City Council with a "die-in" for more low-income housing.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
June 07, 2018 - 7:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Protesters disrupted Philadelphia City Council on Thursday with a "die-in" for more low-income housing. The action came one day after a council committee approved a new affordable housing program, funded with a construction tax. — Pat Loeb (@...
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Working from Home
May 30, 2018 - 3:02 pm
By Jeanne Sahadi (CNN Money) -- Working from home can be a dream for many. But for some, it can also mean a bigger tax bill. If you live in one state but work remotely for an employer based in another, you risk paying more tax than you would if you lived and worked in the same state. In a few cases...
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Justin Udo
April 30, 2018 - 9:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- On Monday, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf and several other state lawmakers from both sides of the aisle announced that they are working together on a Shale Tax for the state. "I'm proud to stand here with this bipartisan coalition to announce the introduction of...
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April 17, 2018 - 10:30 pm
By: Julia Horowitz PHILADELPHIA (CNN) - - Taxpayers, you're getting an extra day. Wednesday is the new deadline to file and pay taxes after the Internal Revenue Service spent hours dealing with technical difficulties on Tuesday. The service that taxpayers use to file online was partly down...
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April 17, 2018 - 1:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) Just in time for tax day: The IRS website to make payments is down. But you still have to pay your taxes. The IRS did not have an immediate explanation for the failure. It appears, based on a message on the site, that the online payment system became unavailable at 2:50 A.M. ET on...
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