Budget & Taxes
LA LOOKING TO COLLECT ON OUTSTANDING DEBTS: The government of Louisiana is owed more than $1.5 billion by businesses, municipalities and others. And last month, a trio of financial experts offered the state advice on how it should...
By Beth Kaufman , Lucy Lee and Michael Pfeifer
Effective January 1, 2012, the District of Columbia will no
longer exempt the income on municipal bonds issued by all
municipalities. Income from the following bonds will continue to be tax
Budget & Taxes SODA TAXES FIZZLE: Two years ago, when concern over obesity, especially among children, had states from California to New York debating excise taxes on soft drinks, it appeared as though they might become the new sin taxes of choice...