Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | The 8 Most Common 2019 Tax Return Questions, Answered by Experts Supported by your taxes 2019 The most important changes to the tax code in decades have taken effect — and filers are confused. We asked CPAs and other tax-prep pros to simplify things. ByTara Siegel Bernard and Ron Lieber Feb. 13, 2019 Some This is equal-opportunity anxiety. Blue-state professionals feel micro-targeted by new limits on state and local tax deductions, while filers elsewhere can’t figure out why they’re no longer getting a fat refund, if the law was supposed to be so good for them. We asked accountants across the country to tell us their clients’ most common queries. Here are some answers. 1. I thought my tax bill was going to decrease. What happened? For many people living in high-tax states … [Read more...] about The 8 Most Common 2019 Tax Return Questions, Answered by Experts
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Loan Growth Remains Strong and Dividends Increase to Record Levels OLNEY, Md., July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc., (Nasdaq:SASR), the parent company of Sandy Spring Bank, reported net income for the second quarter of 2018 of $24.4 million ($0.68 per diluted share) compared to net income of $14.7 million ($0.61 per diluted share) for the second quarter of 2017 and net income of $21.7 million ($0.61 per diluted share) for the first quarter of 2018. The current quarter’s results included $2.2 million in merger expenses. Exclusive of the after-tax impact of these expenses, earnings per diluted share would have been approximately $0.73 per share. The results of operations from the January 1, 2018, acquisition of WashingtonFirst Bankshares (“WashingtonFirst”) are included in the Company’s consolidated results of operations for the first six months of 2018. The current period results reflect increased levels of … [Read more...] about Sandy Spring Bancorp Reports Net Income of $24.4 Million for the Second Quarter
The San Francisco UESF leadership which calls itself "progressive" is pushing a regressive tax titled Prop G and also pushing tax dollars for more charter funding. Why Are SF UESF "Progressive" Leaders Pushing A Regressive Tax & Tax Dollars For Charters? IF YOU CALL YOURSELF A PROGRESSIVE, WHY WOULD YOU VOTE FOR A REGRESSIVE TAX THAT INCLUDES TAX DOLLARS FOR CHARTERS? Prop G will add funding to Charter schools. UESF has a dilemma: defend public schools from privatization or organize charter school teachers. PROBLEM: UNDERFUNDED PUBLIC EDUCATION We all agree public education is underfunded; teachers and other site staff are not adequately paid for the services they provide. For example, last year the top wage for a San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) paraprofessional was $35,000. PARCEL TAX PROP A 2008-2028, ADDITIONAL PARCEL TAX PROP G 2018-2038 In 2008, SF voters passed a parcel tax, Proposition A, “Public Education Enrichment Fund (PEEF).” Prop A … [Read more...] about Why Are SF UESF “Progressive” Leaders Pushing A Regressive Tax & Tax Dollars For Charters? : Indybay
Gov. Phil Murphy just took action to save your federal property tax break from President Donald Trump's new tax law. The Democratic governor signed a law Friday that gives New Jersey taxpayers a shot at getting around the Republican law, which sets limits on how much they can deduct in state and local taxes. The law that Murphy, a frequent Trump critic, signed will soon allow New Jersey's towns, counties and school districts to set up charitable funds that taxpayers can contribute to instead of paying property taxes directly. Homeowners can then deduct those charitable contributions from their federal income taxes, uncapped. "We know that President Trump and the leadership in Congress cooked this up to benefit the states that were with him, instead of treating everyone fairly, and give a windfall to the wealthiest individuals in the biggest companies," Murphy said before signing the law at East Rutherford's town hall. "It is … [Read more...] about Murphy moves to save your property tax break from Trump. But will it stick?
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest How will you spend your tax refund? Many use it to buy used car Used car sales are very much correlated with tax refund season. About 8% of consumers plan to buy a TV, furniture or a car with a tax refund. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 8 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press Personal Finance Columnist Published 6:00 a.m. CT April 17, 2018 CLOSE The number one thing people are doing with their tax refund. Elizabeth Keatinge has more. Buzz60 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 8 COMMENT EMAIL MORE DETROIT — Tom Staperfenne, 34, isn't ashamed to admit that he went out and spent most of his … [Read more...] about How will you spend your tax refund? Many use it to buy used car