State taxes

April 10, 2017 - 6:10 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge has ruled for a second time that Texas' strict voter ID law was intentionally crafted to discriminate against minorities. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos of Corpus Christi on Monday comes more than two years after she likened the ballot-box rules...
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April 10, 2017 - 6:09 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A l judge has ruled for a second time that Texas' strict voter ID law was intentionally crafted to discriminate against minorities. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos of Corpus Christi on Monday comes more than two years after she likened the ballot-box...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2010, file photo, production team member Darryl Ashley installs an inner dash silencer in a Camry on the assembly line at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing plant in Georgetown, Ky. Toyota said Monday, April 10, 2017, it is investing $1.3 billion to retool its sprawling Georgetown factory, where the company's flagship Camry sedans are built. No new factory jobs are being added, but Toyota says the upgrades amount to the biggest single investment ever at one of its existing plants in the United States. (AP Photo/James Crisp, File)
April 10, 2017 - 12:03 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Toyota said Monday it is investing $1.33 billion to retool its sprawling factory in Georgetown, Kentucky, where the company's flagship Camry sedans are built. No new factory jobs are being added, but Toyota says the upgrades amount to the biggest single investment ever at one...
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April 06, 2017 - 5:57 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate's budget plan cuts in half what the House proposed spending to upgrade K-12 schools but would send more money to colleges. The Senate passed its roughly $8 billion spending plan for state taxes Thursday. The State newspaper reports ( http://bit.ly/...
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April 04, 2017 - 5:32 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a North Carolina cut tax package considered by the state Senate (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A tax plan written by Senate Republicans to reduce North Carolina state taxes another $1 billion over the next two years is making its way through the chamber with...
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March 27, 2017 - 11:40 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Monday reduced the tax rate for Saudi Aramco as plans move forward to publicly list shares of the state-owned oil giant. The new code, rolled out by royal decree from King Salman, taxes Aramco at 50 percent on income retroactively starting Jan. 1. Aramco...
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March 27, 2017 - 10:14 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia has announced a new tax code for oil and gas producers amid plans to publicly list shares of state-oil giant Saudi Aramco. The new code, rolled out by royal decree from King Salman, taxes Aramco at 50 percent on income retroactively starting Jan. 1. The...
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March 23, 2017 - 7:31 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and his wife's earnings have risen from a nearly $122,000 loss in 2000 to an almost $426,000 profit in 2015, his first year as lieutenant governor. That's according to 16 years of income tax returns reporters were allowed to view in his...
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March 23, 2017 - 7:23 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and his wife's earnings have risen from a nearly $122,000 loss in 2000 to an almost $426,000 profit in 2015, his first year as lieutenant governor. That's according to 15 years' worth of income tax returns reporters were allowed to view in...
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March 21, 2017 - 12:09 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some of the wealthiest New Yorkers are asking the state to raise their taxes. Eighty people including George Soros, Steven Rockefeller and Abigail Disney wrote to lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying they and other top earners should pay more to support schools,...
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