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September 29, 2016
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
ST. PAUL—A conservative group says Minnesota's taxes are the 46th most competitive in the country. The Tax Foundation reported on Wednesday, Sept. 28, that when considering corporate, individual income, sales, property and unemployment insurance taxes, Minnesota finished near...
September 29, 2016 - 10:08am
August 27, 2016
Editorial: States taxes bubbling up
“Lots of people fret about how much they have to pay Uncle Sam, but he’s not the only tax man you have to worry about: Your state can squeeze you for plenty of taxes, too.” So Kiplinger says by way of introducing the finance publication’s annual list of most and least tax-friendly...
August 27, 2016 - 12:00pm
December 1, 2014
Editorial: Time for tax levy talks
Every year we encourage citizens to attend Truth in Taxation hearings for school, city and county. Some years people do. Some years they don’t. It all depends on motivation. There are big reasons why you should make an extra effort to attend at least one local hearing this year. 1....
December 1, 2014 - 12:42pm
May 8, 2013
The online sales tax law is overdue
Local retailers face an invisible wall, but the barrier is very real. Stores must charge customers the 6.875 percent sales tax while their Internet counterparts operating outside the state do not. This gives the online sellers such as Amazon an advantage over the brick-and-mortar...
May 8, 2013 - 8:00am
April 21, 2013
Fun or frugal... plan your refund purchases
Monday marked the last day that most people could files their taxes. Assuming you've met the deadline and you'll be getting money back, what are you going to do with your return? Whether you save it, invest it or spend it, University of Minnesota Extension educator Rosemary Heins...
April 21, 2013 - 2:00pm
April 18, 2013
Interest groups line up against tax provisions
April 18, 2013 - 8:00am
December 10, 2009
Put smoking tax to proper use
To the Editor: I recently did research for school on the hazards of smoking. I learned about the many dangerous ways smoking can affect you. While I'm happy that the price of cigarettes has risen, which deters some smokers, I'm not happy about where the extra money is going....
December 10, 2009 - 12:44am
September 15, 2009
Against advice, commissioners don't raise taxes
Goodhue County commissioners are scheduled to approve a preliminary 2010 tax levy amount Tuesday. County administrative staff are proposing a 2.35 percent jump over this year's levy. Commissioners can whittle away at that number - but not raise it - until Dec. 15. Large state...
September 15, 2009 - 11:01pm
June 27, 2009
Wisconsinites face big tax woes
To the Editor: The final budget bill, negotiated behind closed doors, passed the Wisconsin Senate 17-15, with all Republicans and one Democrat voting no. Democratic leadership introduced and passed a two-year state budget that increases spending by $4 billion, raises state taxes...
June 27, 2009 - 4:56pm
April 2, 2009
Letter: Don't raise property taxes now
To the Editor: 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. Many...
April 2, 2009 - 7:33am
January 20, 2009
E-filing decreases chance of error, expedites refund
More and more Minnesotans are expected to file their taxes electronically this year - a move that will not only help them get their refund more quickly but also will reduce the likelihood of errors. The 2009 tax season kicks off this month. Taxpayers could start filing electronically...
January 20, 2009 - 12:00am
August 14, 2008
Corrections corporate taxes
Corporate taxes 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...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
June 20, 2008
Letter: Enough tax hikes, Wollschlager
To the Editor: According to the nonpartisan Taxpayers League of Minnesota, Rep. Sandy Wollschlager scored a zero this past session. She consistently voted for a bigger government budget and a smaller family budget for you.
June 20, 2008 - 12:00am
May 21, 2008
Property taxes will rise, but more slowly
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers and Gov. Tim Pawlenty use terms like "significant" when talking about property tax changes enacted in the recently adjourned legislative session. Sen. Tom Bakk of Cook, the Democratic chairman of the Senate Taxes Committee, said that of all legislation...
May 21, 2008 - 12:00am
May 3, 2008
Letter: Taxpayers, you have been warned
To the Editor: 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. Newspapers reported that Wisconsin is No.1 for driving...
May 3, 2008 - 12:00am