by Alan Pyke Mar 31, 2015
The weird backstory of Scientology's tax-exempt status is laid bare in a new documentary, but for the status is still helping scare judges away from confronting the church's handling of ex-members head on.
by Josh Israel Mar 2, 2015
But the state’s deal with Xerox to replace tax refund checks with Comerica-issued debit card has meant headaches and fees for taxpayers and raised concerns about excessive outsourcing.
by Bryce Covert Feb 19, 2015
Gov. Scott Walker (R) wants to delay a debt payment to cover a budget shortfall, which will end up costing the state more in the future.
by Alan Pyke Feb 16, 2015
North Carolina's conservative state government is targeting college students and struggling homeowners for tax hikes, even as wealthier Tarheels have seen their tax bill shrink in recent years.
by Alan Pyke Feb 12, 2015
Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) is proposing a slightly more moderate version of the disastrous business tax cut that has trashed Kansas' budget picture and undermined public services for its citizens.
by Alice Ollstein Feb 4, 2015
Even Republicans are calling the plan an "endless parade of nonsensical rhetoric."
by Travis Waldron Feb 4, 2015
President Obama's budget proposes the end of a tax exemption that puts federal taxpayers on the hook for subsidizing sports stadiums.
by Alan Pyke Jan 22, 2015
Gov. Sam Brownback's (R) proposal would save a few hundred million now and make Kansas' bills about $4 billion bigger down the line.
by Alan Pyke Jan 20, 2015
President Obama's State of the Union speech will include some measures intended to address poverty and inequality. How effective would they be if they became law, and what problems are they designed to tackle?
by Alan Pyke Jan 13, 2015
The fiscal outlook in Kansas is bleak after the first couple years of Gov. Sam Brownback's (R) massive tax cut experiment, and he is expected to announce his plan to fix things later this week.