A California campaign comparing reality star's tax bill with that of a middle-class earner is misleading and fails to account for federal taxes.
Changes in estate and inheritance taxes at the state level will make it better -- or worse -- for families in the year ahead.
States disagree over how deal purchases should be taxed. California has decided to levy sales tax only on what you pay, but New York argues you should pay tax on the full value.
Virginia legislator seeks to boost space industry by offering a tax credit of up to $8,000 to residents who agree to a 'space burial' of their cremated remains.
Most Americans have earned enough this year to pay federal, state and local taxes. Some states celebrated early, but residents of others will be working for taxes until next month.
Some cash-strapped cities are charging out-of-towners for use of police, emergency responders and other services.
Voters support higher taxes on the wealthy, but governors and legislatures are hesitant.
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