Archive for the ‘Sales Tax’ Category

Japan factory output contracts, dims growth outlook as tax hike looms – Reuters

Wall Street Journal Japan factory output contracts, dims growth outlook as tax hike loomsReutersAnalysts say that with the national sales tax rising to 8 percent from 5 percent on Tuesday, the Bank of Japan will probably need to inject more stimulus to safeguard a recovery amid a recent loss of momentum. Ministry of Economy, Trade ...

Election Guide: Selectmen Candidates on Businesses and Taxes – Patch.com

Election Guide: Selectmen Candidates on Businesses and TaxesPatch.comIt is essential we maintain the efforts to streamline the permitting process within our Town Departments and ensure that we continue to develop a business friendly attitude and approach. We have made significant progress and the word is getting out … and more »...

Glendale expected to extend temporary sales tax – azcentral.com

Glendale expected to extend temporary sales taxazcentral.comGlendale will likely extend a temporary sales tax to pull the city out of its $30 million structural deficit, a move likely to meet resistance from residents. Debt payments are expected to claim nearly $2 of every $10 in the city's general fund next …...

Glendale expected to extend temporary sales tax – azcentral.com

Glendale expected to extend temporary sales taxazcentral.comGlendale will likely extend a temporary sales tax to pull the city out of its $30 million structural deficit, a move likely to meet resistance from residents. Debt payments are expected to claim nearly $2 of every $10 in the city's general fund next …...

The Public Eye: Sacramento city officials say sales tax hike went to cops … – Sacramento Bee

The Public Eye: Sacramento city officials say sales tax hike went to cops …Sacramento BeeIn the first year that the one-half percent increase in sales tax has been collected, the city added nearly two dozen parks maintenance workers, placed more than 40 new police officers on the streets and identified money to end the controversial ...

Use tax a vote for business fairness – Southeast Missourian

Use tax a vote for business fairnessSoutheast MissourianWe taxpayers are usually presented with a governmental or public need when a new or extended tax measure appears on our ballots. Increase a tax here, get better roads there. More taxes in exchange for new school buildings or new park improvements. and more »...

Use tax a vote for business fairness – Southeast Missourian

Use tax a vote for business fairnessSoutheast MissourianWe taxpayers are usually presented with a governmental or public need when a new or extended tax measure appears on our ballots. Increase a tax here, get better roads there. More taxes in exchange for new school buildings or new park improvements. and more »...

Transportation advocates back half-cent sales tax hike – Los Angeles Times

Transportation advocates back half-cent sales tax hikeLos Angeles TimesHoping to garner voter and political support across Los Angeles County for a possible half-cent sales tax increase, transportation advocates gathered downtown Friday to unveil a proposal for a 2016 ballot measure that could fund a range of new transit … and more »...

Use tax becomes a ballot and business battleground – Southeast Missourian

Southeast Missourian Use tax becomes a ballot and business battlegroundSoutheast MissourianThe Illinois state line is seen from the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge in Cape Girardau on Thursday. Voters in area cities and Cape Girardeau County are considering a use tax to keep Illinois and other neighboring states from gaining a sales-tax … and more »...

Use tax becomes a ballot and business battleground – Southeast Missourian

Southeast Missourian Use tax becomes a ballot and business battlegroundSoutheast MissourianThe Illinois state line is seen from the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge in Cape Girardau on Thursday. Voters in area cities and Cape Girardeau County are considering a use tax to keep Illinois and other neighboring states from gaining a sales-tax … and more »...