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December 8, 2015
Bouncer found guilty of filing false tax forms for himself, others
MINNEAPOLIS — A nightclub bouncer has been found guilty by a federal jury of filing fraudulent tax forms for himself and several dozen other people John Hunter Sr., 46, was found guilty of in a four-day trial of conspiracy to defraud the United States, false claims and aggravated...
December 8, 2015 - 9:32pm
November 16, 2015
Letter: Bad Apple is one of many greedy U.S. companies
By Marvin Kroontje, Magnolia The new Steve Jobs film biography will ignore some of the harsh truth about Apple’s innovations. Apple recently reported a quarterly profit of $18 billion and stocks up 31 percent, and it has a market capital valuation of $765 billion — the highest...
November 16, 2015 - 4:55pm
November 9, 2015
Transportation conversation: Roads could soon be in dire state, MnDOT commissioner says at roundtable in Worthington
WORTHINGTON — If the people of southwest Minnesota think county roads and highways are in bad shape now, just wait and see what happens to...
November 9, 2015 - 9:03pm
July 12, 2015
Minnesota tax collections beat expectations again
ST. PAUL — Minnesota collected $555 million more in taxes over the last three months than state economists had predicted in February as both individual and corporate income turned out higher than expected. The news means lawmakers will have even more money than expected to dispose...
July 12, 2015 - 9:35pm
July 6, 2015
As others see it: 'High-tax,' but still No. 1
Minnesota routinely has been classified by its neighbors — North Dakota and South Dakota — as a high-tax state that is business unfriendly. The Dakotas frequently have engaged in campaigns, both overt and subtle, to entice businesses to leave the Gopher State for the Dakotas,...
July 6, 2015 - 3:42pm
June 25, 2015
Column: Accelerate IRS customer service
By Sen. Chuck Grassley and Sen. John Thune WASHINGTON — The IRS stumbled its way through tax season, still struggling to try to restore its reputation after its political targeting scandal gravely undermined confidence in the federal tax-collecting agency’s ability to fairly...
June 25, 2015 - 4:00pm
May 5, 2015
Letter: House tax plan would bring relief to middle class
Millions of middle-class Minnesotans would receive needed tax relief under a comprehensive taxes proposal approved by the full Minnesota House recently. Over the past two years, we’ve seen our state government budget grow at a much larger rate than that of Minnesota families. Our...
May 5, 2015 - 4:56pm
April 27, 2015
Senate DFLers propose $260 million in tax reductions
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Senate DFLers are offering state taxpayers just over one-tenth of the tax relief that House Republicans have proposed. Senate Tax Committee Chairman Rod Skoe, DFL-Clearbrook, outlined a plan Monday that would provide $260 million in overall tax reductions...
April 27, 2015 - 10:55pm
In transportation debate, mayors want to be remembered
ST. PAUL — Minnesota mayors say their cities need more street money from the state. “A preemptive strike is needed,” Frazee Mayor Hank...
April 27, 2015 - 7:36pm
April 13, 2015
Transportation tweak ups rail safety money
ST. PAUL — A Republican transportation funding bill is being tweaked, including adding a bit of money for rail safety, while continuing ahead in the Minnesota House without raising taxes. Higher taxes would not be a good option, House Transportation Finance Chairman Tim Kelly,...
April 13, 2015 - 10:49pm
April 8, 2015
Column: The state found your wallet, but we aren't going to tell you
By Rep. Joe Atkins ST. PAUL — When I got the list of my constituents with unclaimed property being held by the State of Minnesota two months ago, I was astonished at the amount — a staggering $7 million in lost funds belonged to families from my House district of 39,500 people. I...
April 8, 2015 - 4:17pm
March 26, 2015
As others see it: Railroad tax plan logical
There is elegant logic in Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s proposal to tax railroads to pay for railroad safety upgrades. After all, it is the ever-increasing number of oil trains passing through the state from North Dakota’s Bakken oilfields that is raising the risk factor in track-side...
March 26, 2015 - 4:17pm
March 23, 2015
Taxes: To raise or not to raise
ST. PAUL — The announcement of Minnesota Republican legislators’ transportation plan Monday sets up the debate about how to fund road, bridge...
March 23, 2015 - 9:39pm
March 18, 2015
Letter: It's official -- rural property taxes increase again
By District 21B Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa Despite promises by last session’s DFL-led legislature and Governor Dayton that their policies would reduce property taxes, they are actually on the rise — again. According to the Certified 2015 Property Tax Levies analysis...
March 18, 2015 - 5:25pm
March 12, 2015
Column: An eye on 'Dirty Dozen' tax scams
Q: What is the “Dirty Dozen” list released by the IRS? A: Mark Twain often is credited for using a phrase that still resonates with many Americans in the 21st century, especially during this time of the year. He said the only two certainties in life are “death and taxes.”...
March 12, 2015 - 3:47pm