Tag: tax

What should you do when you face tax debt issues?

If you get behind on tax payments, the IRS has many avenues they can take to make sure they receive the taxes they’re owed.


Virginia congressional delegation urges financial aid flexibility in absence of IRS tool

The Virginia congressional delegation called for flexibility in financial aid deadlines due to the removal of an online tool.


Corporations dodge $718 billion in U.S. taxes through offshore tax havens

European regulators found recently that Apple avoided billions of dollars in taxes by stashing its profits in Ireland, a known tax haven.


Fifty Plus: Sweet 16th Amendment – income tax!

It will be challenging not to drop a few vile words throughout this column. Income tax. Every year I have to pay.


It’s tax time: But corporations aren’t paying

Tax Day offers a stark reminder of the difference between those of us who pay all our taxes every year and the big corporations that don’t.


Virginia leaders praise Free File program

State leaders are urging all eligible Virginia residents to use the IRS and Virginia Free File programs to save money and time during this tax season.


Fair Tax: Tax-plan replacement

We’ve heard it all before! Most of the presidential candidates promise us “We’re going to reform taxes!” Some flat-tax enthusiasts even promise us “I’m going to get rid of the IRS!”


Staunton Library to offer tax forms: But fewer this year

The Staunton Public Library has provided IRS tax forms through its Tax Forms Outlet Program, and will continue to do so, with fewer tax form offerings.


Families advance with recent tax bill: Corporations got a lot more

Surprisingly, Congress’s $680 billion holiday-season tax deal will bring some cheer to working families and not just to big corporations this year.


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Robert Hurt: A major step toward a more fair, competitive tax code

As I travel across Virginia’s Fifth District, I regularly hear how our nation’s outdated and complicated tax code is making life more difficult for people.


Permanently support families, not corporate tax giveaways

Congress is poised to offer very costly permanent tax giveaways to powerful corporations.


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Republican House Appropriations Chair Chris Jones on McAuliffe tax proposals

Virginia House Appropriations Committee Chairman S. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk) issued the following statement on Governor McAuliffe’s tax proposal.


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Forest Products Tax law goes into effect July 1

When it was first initiated, the Forest Products Tax in Virginia was paid by the lumber mills or other large forest products companies – entities that have a fixed place of business.


Bob Goodlatte: Tax reforms are the foundation of an opportunity economy

Tax Day has come and gone, but the aggravation and frustration of tax season is still fresh in many minds. It’s during this particularly “taxing” time of year that hard working Americans are confronted with piles of forms, confusing instructions, and the prospect of turning more of their hard-earned money over to the government.


Free tax help available to Staunton, Waynesboro, Augusta County residents

On a windy Tuesday evening in early March, the Media Center at Stuarts Draft High School hummed with the conversations between volunteers and clients at Valley VITA’s free tax preparation site.


Free tax prep program allows Virginia residents to save at tax time

Today, Congressman Goodlatte (VA-Sixth District) urged eligible Virginia residents to use the IRS and Virginia Free File programs to save money at tax time.


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Sen. Mark Warner calls on IRS to address and prevent tax refund fraud

As tax season ramps up, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) is asking the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to be more proactive in preventing and addressing cases of identity theft and taxpayer fraud.


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Sens. Warner and Kaine introduce bipartisan Startup Act

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) today led a bipartisan group of six Senate colleagues in introducing The Startup Act to jumpstart investment and job creation by new businesses.


Ken Plum: Virginia General Assembly session under way

The General Assembly convened for its annual session on January 14. Although the session scheduled to adjourn at the end of February is termed “the short session,” it will have a full agenda of opportunities and challenges.


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Roanoke Del. Sam Rasoul introduces Truth in Donating Act

Delegate Sam Rasoul (D-Roanoke City) has announced legislation that will protect Virginians from unknowingly donating to organizations posing as charitable groups.