Sales taxes

November 13, 2017 - 8:55 am
South Carolina’s tax collection agency is seeking a court order that would force Amazon to pay $57 million in sales taxes the state says the online distributor owed last year.
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MISSOURI ROAD FUNDS 110617: Chart shows how Missouri highway funds have been diverted to other agencies over 15 years; 1c x 4 inches; with related stories; JEM; ETA 7 a.m. SOURCE: Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication.
November 06, 2017 - 1:32 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The revenue generated by a 2004 voter-approved initiative in Missouri to fund better highways and bridges has not been enough to cover the bond payments it authorized for hundreds of projects, putting the state in a more precarious position for future transportation...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during an event at the White House in Washington. Trump is renewing his attacks on Amazon, and he says the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers." Amazon did not immediately respond to an emailed request for comment. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
August 16, 2017 - 10:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, and he says the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers." Trump tweets that "towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. are being hurt - many jobs being lost!" The president has often...
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August 16, 2017 - 8:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is renewing his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, and he says the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers." Trump tweets that "towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. are being hurt - many jobs being lost!" The president has often...
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June 12, 2017 - 4:42 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's auto sales shrank for a second straight month in May amid weak demand following a rise in sales tax. An industry group, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, said sales contracted 2.6 percent compared with a year earlier to 1.75 million vehicles. Purchases of...
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State Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, accompanied by members of the California Nurses Association, discusses his single-payer health care bill at a Capitol news conference, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
May 31, 2017 - 5:35 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A longshot California proposal to replace insurance companies with government-funded health care for all of the state's residents could be paid for with a sales tax hike and a new tax on business revenue, according to a report released Wednesday. The report said those...
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March 06, 2017 - 8:50 pm
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL House GOP releases bill replacing Obama health care overhaul WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans have released their long-awaited bill dismantling much of former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The measure would roll back the government's health care role and...
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