National taxes

United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, center, smiles as he takes a walk in the Puglian town of Bari, southern Italy, which is hosting a G7 of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting, Thursday, May 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
May 12, 2017 - 5:19 am
BARI, Italy (AP) — Top finance officials from seven advanced economies have gathered to hear more about U.S. President Donald Trump's economic policies on taxation and trade as well as to look for ways to promote growth, combat terrorist financing and stop tax avoidance by major corporations. The...
Read More
United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, center, smiles as he takes a walk in the Puglian town of Bari, southern Italy, which is hosting a G7 of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting, Thursday, May 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
May 12, 2017 - 3:56 am
BARI, Italy (AP) — Top finance officials from seven advanced economies have gathered to hear more about U.S. President Donald Trump's economic policies on taxation and trade as well as to look for ways to promote growth, combat terrorist financing and stop tax avoidance by major corporations. The...
Read More
FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2016 file photo, Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, talks in Boise, Idaho. Republicans relentlessly complained about big budget deficits during Democrat Barack Obama’s two terms, but now a growing number in the GOP are pushing for deep tax cuts even if it adds to the government’s $20 trillion debt. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, File)
May 09, 2017 - 2:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans relentlessly complained about big budget deficits during Democratic President Barack Obama's two terms, but now a growing number in the GOP are pushing for deep tax cuts even if they add to the government's $20 trillion debt. President Donald Trump says he is pushing...
Read More
May 09, 2017 - 2:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans relentlessly complained about big budget deficits during Democratic President Barack Obama's two terms, but now a growing number in the GOP are pushing for deep tax cuts even if they add to the government's $20 trillion debt. President Donald Trump says he is pushing...
Read More
FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2016 file photo, Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho, talks in Boise, Idaho. Republicans relentlessly complained about big budget deficits during Democrat Barack Obama’s two terms, but now a growing number in the GOP are pushing for deep tax cuts even if it adds to the government’s $20 trillion debt. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, File)
May 09, 2017 - 2:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans relentlessly complained about big budget deficits while Democrat Barack Obama was president. Now, a growing number are pushing for deep tax cuts even if they add to the government's $20 trillion debt. That's become a divisive issue as Congress tries to overhaul the tax...
Read More
Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison talks to media as he arrives at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Morrison says he will outline a budget for the next fiscal year that will be fair and rein in mounting debt. (AP Photos/Rod McGuirk)
May 09, 2017 - 7:53 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's government announced Tuesday plans for major infrastructure spending including a new Sydney airport and an inland railway linking two major cities, while sticking to its goal of restoring a budget surplus in three years through higher taxes. Treasurer Scott...
Read More
President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 4, 2017, before signing an executive order aimed at easing an IRS rule limiting political activity for churches. From second from left are, Cardinal Donald Wuerl is the Archbishop of Washington, Pastor Jack Graham, and Paula White, senior pastor of New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka, Fla. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 04, 2017 - 12:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is seeking to further weaken enforcement of an IRS rule barring churches and tax-exempt groups from endorsing political candidates, though his executive order on religious freedom is disappointing some of his supporters. As he marked the National Day of...
Read More
May 04, 2017 - 12:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Thursday targeting a rarely enforced IRS rule that says religious organizations and other non-profits that endorse political candidates risk losing their tax-exempt status. The order also promises "regulatory relief" for...
Read More
Pre-kindergarten teacher Shanel Rosetta, 23, of Albuquerque (left, foreground), makes calls to registered voters from a union hall in Santa Fe, N.M., on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, urging them to vote in favor of a tax on sugary sodas and other sweetened beverages. Voters in New Mexico's capital city were deciding whether to add a tax on sugary sodas and other sweetened beverages that would follow the examples of several cities across the country. The proposed tax in Santa Fe would pay to expand early childhood education. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
May 03, 2017 - 1:29 am
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Voters in New Mexico's capital city rejected a tax increase on sweetened beverages Tuesday, handing a rare victory to the soft-drink industry after a string of recent defeats. The tax failed with 11,533 votes against and only 8,382 votes in favor, the Santa Fe City Clerk's...
Read More
People carry a large Puerto Rican flag as they protest looming austerity measures amid an economic crisis and demand an audit on the island's debt to identify those responsible, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Monday, May 1, 2017. Puerto Rico is preparing to cut public employee benefits, increase tax revenue, hike water rates and privatize government operations, among other things. (AP Photo/Danica Coto)
May 02, 2017 - 9:57 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Bondholders filed to sue Puerto Rico on Tuesday in the first legal challenges to hit the U.S. territory after a freeze on litigation that protected it from lawsuits expired amid a deep economic crisis. A group representing those who bought a portion of the $16 billion...
Read More

Pages