LIVING IN RETIREMENT Pay Taxes On What You Spend – Not On What You Earn
Taxes are inevitable. You know that part. Each April 15, you tally up all of your 1099 forms that you have received and pay taxes on your investments, even if you havent actually spent a penny of thos... Posted on 2/18/13 at 5:25 PM
After reading “Locals wary of property tax proposal” (R-E, March 31) and that “at least one commissioner says instituting a half-percent sales tax instead of raising property taxes isn’t the answer,” I felt a response from a struggling tax paying citizen is necessary.
In Wednesday’s story about corporate income taxes, The Associated Press erroneously reported that large corporations accounted for 25 percent of U.S. corporations that did not pay federal income taxes in 2005. The report by the Government Accountability Office actually said 25 percent of large U.S. corporations had no federal tax liability that year.
First, I would like to say I am sorry to the members of MADDS, DADDS, SADDS, and anyone who thinks this is just one person venting. I have lost friends and family members from people driving under the influence.
To the Editor:
I am writing to express my concern for Red Wing in the wake of the state’s February budget forecast. My hope is that the Legislature and Gov. Pawlenty will resolve the funding crisis without making cuts in the vital Local Government Aid program.
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans would pay more in taxes for improved roads and bridges in a $6.6 billion transportation funding package the Legislature passed Thursday and sent to Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who promises to veto it.
ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Gov. Tim Pawlenty praised Minnesota’s agriculture and mining sectors and reiterated his opposition to tax hikes in a speech Wednesday that some lawmakers said lacked a plan to address the state’s lagging economy.
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