The court, with no noted dissents, rejected Trump’s plea for an order that would have prevented the Treasury Department from giving six years of tax returns for Trump and some of his businesses to the Democratic-controlled House Ways and Means Committee.
Defying inflation worries, U.S. casinos have best quarter ever
Sixteen states reported quarterly highs in overall gambling revenue, including five of the six largest markets: Indiana, Michigan, Nevada, New York and Pennsylvania.Read More
Indiana communities wait uneasily as lawmakers eye food and drink tax change
Thirty-three Indiana communities have a food and beverage tax: a 1% sales duty levied on businesses that sell or help sell food and drink. In some localities, both the municipality and county have one, stacking up to 2%.Read More
Fishers City Council approves 1% food and drink tax, property tax cut
The council voted 8-1 in favor of the 1% food and beverage tax that would raise an estimated $3.2 million a year toward the construction of the Fishers Events Center.Read More
Fishers proposes food and beverage tax to fund $170M arena for Indy Fuel
In addition to introducing plans for the new tax hike, the Fishers City Council on Monday unanimously approved plans for Andretti Autosport’s $200 million headquarters and an updated headquarters-expansion proposal by Italy-based Stevanato Group.Read More
The American Cancer Society is emphasizing the need to discuss an increase to the state’s cigarette tax, which at 99 cents per pack is the 39th-lowest tax rate in the country.
States’ finances recovered more quickly than anticipated after the sharp dip in early 2020 due to the pandemic, bolstered by higher-than-anticipated tax revenues.
Money from a recent $80 billion infusion for the IRS from the so-called Inflation Reduction Act will be used to help audit high-income earners who do not pay their full tax liability.
Without approval for the new levies, suburban and rural districts alike say they will be forced to cut staff and likely see an increase in the number of students in a classroom.
The last time monthly revenue didn’t meet expectations was September 2021, when collections missed the mark by 0.1%.
The government said some families might be leaving up to $3,600 per child unclaimed, as well as other payments owed to them.
Indiana could earn between $341 million and $943 million in taxes from iGaming over three years, depending on the rate adopted.
Most of those Indiana recipients could have up to $20,000 forgiven because they received Pell Grants, which are provided to students whose families can’t help them pay for college.
Indiana’s entrepreneurial community has high hopes that the new service will help attract more out-of-state investment in Hoosier startups.
Indiana’s 12 casinos raked in $2.5 billion from July 2021 through June 2022, according to the Indiana Gaming Commission’s annual report.
The IRS has lacked the funding—or the clout to outmaneuver private lobbyists—to seriously consider its own e-filing platform, current and former officials say, forcing taxpayers instead to deal with a consortium of private providers.
Democratic state Rep. Rep. Greg Porter of Indianapolis condemned the policy in a statement Tuesday and said he was drafting legislation to retroactively eliminate state income tax on debt relief.
The IRS estimates that nearly 1.6 million taxpayers will receive more than $1.2 billion worth of penalty relief. The tax agency will automatically issue the refunds or credits for most of the fees by the end of September.
The state Department of Revenue announced Thursday that it had already issued about 1.5 million direct deposits for the $200-per-taxpayer rebates from the surging state budget surplus approved by the Indiana Legislature earlier this month.
A total of 57 cents per gallon in state taxes will be charged during September under rate changes released Wednesday by the Indiana Department of Revenue.
Treasury Secretary Janet’s memo, obtained by The Associated Press, outlines the importance of modernizing IRS computer systems and ensuring the agency has an adequately-staffed workforce now that the tax collector is set to receive nearly $80 billion over the next 10 years.
The measure is expected to be paid for by new taxes on large companies and stepped-up IRS enforcement of wealthy individuals and entities, with additional funds going to reduce the federal deficit.
Under the bill, companies will face a new 1% excise tax on purchases of their own shares, effectively paying a penalty for a maneuver that they have long used to return cash to investors and bolster their stock price.
Now that the IRS is set to receive nearly $80 billion through the so-called “Inflation Reduction Act,” the agency has the means to develop new systems to help Americans pay their taxes.