Property taxes

President Donald Trump, right, sitting next to Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., left, speaks during a meeting with members of the Senate Finance Committee and members of the President's economic team in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 18, 2017 - 6:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans would lose a prized tax break under President Donald Trump's sweeping revamp of the tax code, but corporations would get to keep it. The Republican proposal would eliminate the federal deduction for state and local taxes, a widely popular break used by some...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., holds up a copy of a proposed "simple tax" postcard while speaking at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
October 12, 2017 - 4:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top House Republican on Thursday blasted high-tax states that deliver billions to the federal government as he faced a backlash from rank-and-file GOP lawmakers over a sweeping tax-cut proposal. Speaker Paul Ryan went on the offensive against high-tax states like California,...
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October 03, 2017 - 12:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeowners would be forced to choose between two popular tax deductions for local property taxes or mortgage interest under a potential compromise that House Republicans are considering as they craft the evolving tax revamp. The nearly $6 trillion tax overhaul plan being pushed by...
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October 02, 2017 - 4:39 pm
FORT MILL, S.C. (AP) — A school district in South Carolina is looking for more tax revenue in the student drop-off lane. The Herald of Rock Hill reports Fort Mill administrators will collect license plate numbers in an effort to crack down on people avoiding paying property taxes by not registering...
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2017 file photo, Gov. Bruce Rauner answers questions during a news conference at Ball Charter School in Springfield, Ill. Rauner spoke about the new school funding reform bill passed by the Senate. The Governor is set to sign the legislation Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, that will change the way the state funds schools, a plan he said will ensure every child "gets a chance at an excellent education regardless of their parents' income" or where they live. (Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register via AP File)
August 31, 2017 - 7:53 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is set to sign legislation Thursday that will change the way the state funds schools, a plan he said will ensure every child "gets a chance at an excellent education regardless of their parents' income" or where they live. Besides distributing state aid...
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August 24, 2017 - 11:54 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has approved a deal to give Apple $208 million in state and local tax benefits to build two data storage centers near Des Moines and the promise to create 50 jobs. The deal approved Thursday by the Iowa Economic Development Authority includes a refund of $19.6 million...
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A construction workers stands in front of a gate leading into the Presidio Terrace neighborhood Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, in San Francisco. Thanks to a city auction stemming from an unpaid tax bill, a Bay Area real state investor bought the street in the neighborhood and now owns the sidewalks, the street itself and other areas of "common ground" in the private development that, the San Francisco Chronicle reports, has been managed by the homeowners association since at least 1905. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
August 07, 2017 - 8:47 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — These days, the price of a San Francisco home can easily top a million dollars. But one savvy investor has bought up a whole street in the city's most exclusive neighborhood for a mere $90,000. Trouble is, some of the extremely wealthy residents of Presidio Terrace were not...
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One man drops a ballot in a voting box as another waits as voters cast ballots to start choosing a new mayor, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, in Seattle. Voters were choosing from a field of 21 mayoral candidates and the top two vote-getters will advance to a November election. Ballots in the all-mail election had to be postmarked or dropped in ballot boxes by Tuesday and the finalists may not be known for several days if the race is close. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 02, 2017 - 12:35 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle voters cast ballots Tuesday to start choosing a new mayor for the booming liberal city that is adding thousands of highly paid workers drawn by tech giants such as Amazon but also confronting fears the poor and middle class are being driven away by skyrocketing housing costs...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 27, 2010, file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say is a once-in-a-generation prize. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
July 23, 2017 - 12:35 am
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say is a once-in-a-generation prize. It's not just jobs that are up for grabs — possibly 5,...
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July 22, 2017 - 12:53 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say is a once-in-a-generation prize. It's not just jobs that are up for grabs — possibly 5,...
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