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February 25, 2017
Delays, new forms and more: Get ready for 2017 tax season
MOORHEAD, Minn. — There are always proposals to reform the tax code, and that's especially the case after the 2016 presidential election....
February 25, 2017 - 2:29pm
January 23, 2017
Column: Working hard to collect owed taxes
Q: What is the IRS Whistleblower Office? A: With tax filing season under way, millions of U.S. taxpayers are getting their ducks in a row to complete their tax returns and sent in by April 15.
January 23, 2017 - 10:30pm
January 20, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Midwest waits to learn about agriculture pick
ST. PAUL — Many Americans have strong feelings about President Donald Trump's picks for his Cabinet, but not so much his pick for agriculture secretary.
January 20, 2017 - 8:57pm
January 17, 2017
Legislation would pay Minnesotans for Wisconsin tax losses
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House Taxes Committee chairman is tired of dealing with Wisconsin about income taxes. So Chairman Greg Davids, R-Preston, drew up a provision he plans to insert into his tax bill this year that would reimburse Minnesotans who pay higher taxes working in Wisconsin...
January 17, 2017 - 9:09pm
January 13, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL — The first new law of 2017 came nine days into the annual legislative session. Now, that's zippy in a process that often drags on until May, especially when the issue is taxes, like the legislation Gov. Mark Dayton signed Friday, Jan. 13. And a couple other issues are...
January 13, 2017 - 9:09pm
January 11, 2017
Letter: Tax relief could soon be on its way
The Minnesota House of Representatives has taken the first step toward providing tens of thousands of Minnesotans with tax relief by recently approving a tax conformity proposal. I supported the measure. Tax season is here, and it’s critical that Minnesotans are given every opportunity...
January 11, 2017 - 10:56pm
January 5, 2017
MN governor revises, brings back tax bill that had $101 million mistake
ST. PAUL -- A tweaked 2016 tax proposal that never made it into law is back. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said on Thursday, Jan. 5, that his plan calls for $230 million in a variety of tax cuts and $70 million in new spending for things such as increased state aid to local governments....
January 5, 2017 - 9:15pm
January 2, 2017
Legislative forecast: Cloudy with a chance of disputes
ST. PAUL -- 2017 dawned on the Minnesota Capitol with bright sun Sunday, Jan. 1, illuminating the newly renovated building.But the sparkle dimmed as clouds moved in Sunday, followed by a dreary, wintry Monday for most Minnesotans.Was that a forecast of things to come in the 2017 state...
January 2, 2017 - 9:03pm
December 29, 2016
2017 Minnesota tax bill to start with popular, but failed, 2016 version
ST. PAUL -- Wildly popular 2016 Minnesota tax legislation would have cut farmland property taxes, increased state aid to local governments, handed tax breaks to a spouse of a disabled military veteran, reduced state property taxes and made dozens of other tax-related changes.But even...
December 29, 2016 - 9:36am
December 13, 2016
Calendar provides its own, firm special session deadline
ST. PAUL – A rigid calendar deadline that not even top Minnesota officials can change affects citizens statewide, but especially in greater Minnesota.The reality that the 2017 state Legislature begins in three weeks and it is nearly impossible to negotiate major legislation during...
December 13, 2016 - 9:06pm
December 9, 2016
Council to host budget hearing Monday
WORTHINGTON — The city’s total net levy in the proposed 2017 budget sits at $3,675,697, which represents a 6.8 percent increase over last year’s levy. The Worthington City Council will vote to approve the final budget during Monday’s meeting. Prior to approving the budget,...
December 9, 2016 - 9:51pm
Budget cutting leads to 2.98 percent levy increase in Nobles County
WORTHINGTON — After setting a not-to-exceed levy of 5.89 percent in September, Nobles County commissioners serving with administration officials...
December 9, 2016 - 9:18pm
December 8, 2016
As others see it: Tax, bonding, health care need special session
As the GOP's legislative leaders and Gov. Mark Dayton discuss a December special session, the debate seems to center around whether a special session will provide a political advantage to one party or the other or whether legislators and the governor should do their job and complete...
December 8, 2016 - 10:54pm
October 3, 2016
Letter: Tax loopholes for the wealthy set up by Congress
By Leroy Vetsch, Brewster Donald Trump used a tax loophole in the IRS tax code to avoid paying taxes for many years. Guess what? Hillary Clinton avoided paying tax on her capital gains loss, which was only $700,000, back in 2015. You may say that wasn’t as big as Trump’s. Well,...
October 3, 2016 - 9:13pm
September 28, 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 the...
September 28, 2016 - 10:30pm