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Additional Regulations On Partially Constructed Structures In Connecticut

Additional Regulations On Partially Constructed Structures In Connecticut

The Connecticut Legislature has updated and amended the Connecticut Code regarding property tax assessments.  The additions to the regulations are applicable to the assessment and taxation of partially constructed structures. Previously, Connecticut did not assess partially completed or under construction improvements. Pursuant to this new legislation, partially completed new construction will be assessed and taxed … Read More

Senate Panel Passes Sales Tax Credit in Washington

Senate Panel Passes Sales Tax Credit in Washington

The Washington Senate Finance Committee has passed a measure that could extend state and local sales tax deductions for people in Washington.  This is part of legislation that would renew tax breaks for businesses within the state. The sales tax deduction for residents of Washington and other states without income taxes is currently being supported by Senator … Read More

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City Council to Clarify Language of Sales Taxes

Jeff Hancock, the City Manager of McCook Nebraska, aims to clarify the ballot language of two sales taxes during tonight’s McCook City Council meeting at Memorial Auditorium. Hancock released a City Manager Newsletter Friday that he will attempt to put the explanation in writing and provide councilors with some options to assist in the funding of the city’s much needed … Read More

The Mayor of Sacremento Does not Support a Sales Tax Increase

The Mayor of Sacremento Does not Support a Sales Tax Increase

Former NBA point guard and current Sacramento Mayor, Kevin Johnson, is dead set against the idea of increasing the city’s sales and use tax rates.  He volunteered to author the opposition argument against the proposed half-cent sales tax increase, which will be included on the November ballot.  If the tax passed it would match Galt for the highest rate … Read More

Utah State Tax Commission Amendments

Utah State Tax Commission Amendments

Effective July 26, 2012, the Utah State Tax Commission has amended Utah Admin. R. R861-1A-20, “Time of Appeal Pursuant to Utah Code Ann. Sections 59-1-301, 59-1-501, 59-2-1007, 59-7-517, 59-10-532, 59-10-533, 59-10-535, 59-12-114, 59-13-210, 63G-4-201, 63G-4-401, 68-3-7, and 68-3-8.5”. This requires a request for a hearing to correct a centrally assessed property tax assessment, a petition for … Read More