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 12:43 PM
CHICZ MAGAZINE Ready to file your taxes?
By Jessica Sly
Its tax season! Are you ready to file? With three taxforms to choose from 1040EZ, 1040A and 1040 its easy to get confused. Not only are the forms difficultto plow through and under... Posted on 3/1/13 at 3:31 PM
SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY How to use your tax refund to get ahead this year
For many of us, tax season means money in the bank. Well, at least for a little while...until we spend it, right? If you are anticipating a refund this year, do you have a plan for what you will do wi... Posted on 2/25/13 at 12:32 PM
NEW PLATEAUS Eat the Rich
Are you mad at rich people? Do you respect them? The class warfare debate is as alive as ever, and an article in the New York Timesstirred the coals with this piece. It says that France's new Socialis... Posted on 8/8/12 at 12:20 PM
Despite a cold, snowy start to spring, summer is just around the corner and your children likely have several activities to keep them busy. The Minnesota Department of Revenue wants to remind parents that some activities, like academic camps, dance lessons, and summer tutoring, could qualify for a valuable K-12 tax credit on their 2013 Minnesota return.
March 15 is the tax filing deadline for S corps with fiscal year ending December 31. S corps are “flow-through” entities, meaning the corporation is not taxed, but instead the owners are taxed while reaping the legal benefits of incorporation.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue recently released the 2013 Tax Incidence Study based on tax year 2010 data and November 2012 forecast.
The study is a measure of overall burden, or effective rate, of Minnesota’s state and local taxes based on income levels.
Minnesota Department of Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans announced this week that in 2013, taxpayers will pay a 3 percent interest rate on delinquent state tax payments. This rate has remained the same since 2010.
At its September 17 meeting, the Alexandria School Board approved a preliminary gross certified property tax levy for 2013 that is a 1.93 percent increase from the gross certified tax levy for the current year.
The proposed levy of $11.216 million is approximately $212,000 more than the current levy of $11.004 million.
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