State taxes

December 30, 2017 - 2:49 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A tax credit for South Carolina drivers who save their gas receipts and a requirement that elections be held even when just one candidate are on the ballot are a few new laws in South Carolina in 2018. When the calendar turns Monday, state law will allow state residents to get...
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Seth Stokes
December 26, 2017 - 12:18 pm
Sending a Twitter post early Tuesday from his Florida resort, Trump said "the very unfair and unpopular Individual Mandate has been terminated as part of our Tax Cut Bill, which essentially Repeals (over time) Obamacare."
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FILE - This Dec. 11, 2013, file photo, shows a beer at a microbrewery in Birmingham, Ala. Craft breweries are raising a glass to the Republicans’ new tax overhaul: It cuts the excise tax on beer. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)
December 26, 2017 - 11:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Craft breweries are raising a glass to the Republicans' new tax overhaul: It cuts the excise tax on beer. Retailers, long saddled with heavy tax bills, will get relief. So will some high-profile names in corporate finance, led by Wells Fargo. The tax measure that President Donald...
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President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with children as they track Santa Claus' movements with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Santa Tracker on Christmas Eve at the president's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
December 26, 2017 - 7:28 am
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is predicting that Democrats and Republicans will "eventually come together "on a new health care plan for the country. Sending a Twitter post early Tuesday from his Florida resort, Trump said "the very unfair and unpopular Individual Mandate has been...
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December 21, 2017 - 3:57 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Three foreign companies are setting up manufacturing operations in North Carolina in return for millions of dollars in tax breaks. A state committee on Thursday approved incentives for Sunrise Global Marketing and Tristone Flowtech USA, both of which forecast lower-than-average...
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In this Dec. 5, 2017 file photo, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., listens during a meeting of the Senate Banking Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate Finance Committee chairman on Monday rejected as "categorically false" a report that Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee was responsible for a provision in the final tax bill that could help him financially. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 18, 2017 - 12:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Finance Committee chairman on Monday rejected as "categorically false" a report that Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee was responsible for a provision in the final tax bill that could help him financially. In a letter Monday, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said he was...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2017 file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., leaves a closed-door session where Republican senators met on the GOP effort to overhaul the tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump says McCain is returning home to Arizona after being hospitalized over the side effects from his brain cancer treatment. The 81-year-old McCain has been hospitalized at Walter Reed Medical Center in Maryland. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
December 18, 2017 - 12:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on John McCain (all times local): __ 12:18 p.m. Sen. John McCain says he's feeling well and is looking forward to returning to work in Washington after the holidays. The Arizona Republican tweeted late Monday morning his "thanks to everyone for your support & words...
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December 16, 2017 - 9:51 am
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A group of state lawmakers have approved sweeping proposals aimed at encouraging people and businesses to move to rural Georgia. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the group recently voted to support income tax breaks worth up to $6,000 a year, high-speed...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talks to reporters at the Capitol after Republicans signed the conference committee report to advance the GOP tax bill, in Washington, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 16, 2017 - 3:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republicans' tax package would boost traditional forms of energy such as oil and gas while also supporting renewable energy such as wind and solar power — and even extend a hand to buyers of electric cars. An agreement by House and Senate negotiators would open Alaska's Arctic...
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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, center, talks with Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., left, as they leave the chamber following a vote, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 14, 2017 - 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republicans' razor-thin margin for driving their sweeping tax package through the Senate was thrown into jeopardy Thursday when GOP Sen. Marco Rubio declared he will vote against it unless negotiators expand the tax credit that low-income Americans can claim for their children...
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