STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER ‘People have a right to expect lower property taxes’
By Don Davis
The future of state aid that many local Minnesota governments depend on may be at stake in the next few weeks as property taxes appeared to be headed up.
By mid-December, city, county and... Posted on 11/25/13 at 9:07 AM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Taxes
Don't forget to do your taxes. There are programs to help Seniors called Tax-Aide.There is Community Action in Duluth and other programs that are free.
Check out this website:
www.aarp.org/findtaxhe... Posted on 3/12/13 at 6:28 AM
REAL MONEY Making the Case against Receiving a Federal Income Tax Refund
Millions of Americans celebrate receiving an income tax refund each year. Many of these same people live each month under the burden of financial hardship, struggling to make ends meet, often falling ... Posted on 3/8/13 at 11:43 AM
MIDDLE AGED PLAGUE The Politics of Pinching Peaches
Generally, the produce department of a grocery store is a quiet place.
Pinching peaches, while it is a dreadful practice, doesn't result in sounds from the peaches. I imagine, however, that the peopl... Posted on 8/2/12 at 1:32 PM
IN THE BLACK Tax Freedom Day
Yesterday, in addition to be the deadline for filing Federal and State tax returns it was also Tax Freedom Day. Tax Freedom Day is the day that average Americans have earned enough to pay their tax b... Posted on 4/18/12 at 6:00 AM
Governor Mark Dayton announced that he intends an overhaul of the state’s tax and budget systems. He presented his proposal to the Media on Tuesday, saying that he wanted to put an end to “gimmicks and fiscal games.”
One-hundred years ago, on July 17, 1909, Sen. William E. Borah (R-ID) wrote the words, “The income tax is the fairest and most equitable of the taxes. It is the one tax which approaches us in the hour of prosperity and departs in the hour of adversity."
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