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.
Retirees up in arms over governor's proposal to tax pensions in order to cut taxes on business.
Other states also are moving to tax web-based businesses, which is strongly opposed by Amazon.
Software error leads Ohio to notify 9,700 residents told they'd be getting big refunds. The problem has been fixed.
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