taxes

Mount Kisco, N.Y. tax office - June 12, 2013 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Mount Kisco To Keep Tax Office Open Late After Bills Lost

Some people in Westchester County will be working overtime after 2,000 tax bills were lost.

06/12/2013

Refund Money

Advocates: Frequent IRS Audits Put Adopting Families Through The Ringer

The Internal Revenue Service has delayed payouts to 90 percent of families who have applied for it, and has subjected 70 percent of those families to audits, the advocate claims.

05/30/2013

Connecticut U.S. Rep. Jim Himes (file / credit: Office of Jim Himes)

Himes Optimistic About Immigration Bill’s Chances

The bill came out of the Senate Judiciary Committee with such momentum that Himes believes it could stand of fair chance of passage in the House.

05/30/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Malloy: Outline Agreed To For New Connecticut Budget

“There’s still work to be done in the next day or so but we’re going to have a budget,” Malloy told reporters Tuesday.

05/28/2013

Jersey City police cruiser (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Jersey City Police Officer Exodus Could Cost Taxpayers Millions

Mayor-elect Steven Fulop is criticizing the timing of Comey’s departure and the post-election retirement of dozens of officers.

05/24/2013

iPhone (file / credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Connecticut Proposal Would Hike Tax On Digital Downloads

Downloading e-books, music from iTunes, or apps for your phone could become expensive for folks in Connecticut.

05/22/2013

The US Capitol (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. Senate Passes Bill To Require Internet Merchants To Collect Taxes

The U.S. Senate on Monday passed a bill that could end tax-free shopping on the Internet for many shoppers.

05/06/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Malloy Promises No New Taxes Amid Projected Half Billion Dollar Revenue Deficit

Lower than anticipated revenue is to blame, according to Office of Policy and Management Secretary Benjamin Barnes.

05/01/2013

Woman doing her taxes (Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com)

Tax Deadline Help: Last Minute Tips

According to the Internal Revenue Service, 50 million Americans wait until April to start their tax-filing process. Bob Meighan, a lead CPA for the American Tax and Financial Center at TurboTax and the VP of consumer advocacy for TurboTax, shared answers to common last-minute filing questions.

04/15/2013

Spring Valley Mayor Noramie Jasmin speaks to reporters on Wednesday, April 3, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Corruption Charges Could Mean Tax Hike In Spring Valley

The village is hiring outside law firms at $200 per hour to handle the subpoena requests for documents, e-mails, and other potential evidence.

04/11/2013

Income Tax Filing (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

NY Tax Dept. Announces Arrests Of Preparers Who Allegedly Filed Fraudulent Returns

Tax officials said one New York City tax preparer pleaded guilty to filing 100 fraudulent tax returns, many of them with fictitious dependent information.

04/10/2013

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How To Spend Your Tax Refund

The best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.

04/10/2013

Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford (file / Used with permission of the Connecticut General Assembly and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut Education Fund, Inc.)

Connecticut Legislature Turns Attention To Budget Deficit

With gun control reform accomplished, Connecticut state lawmakers now have to figure out how to deal with the over $2 billion deficit in the next two-year budget.

04/08/2013

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A Look At The Craziest Tax Write-Offs

It’s hard to think there’s anything funny about taxes when you’re under a mountain of paperwork, but CBS News contributor and analyst Mellody Hobson has a little comic relief for taxpayers.

04/02/2013

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Critics: N.Y. State Lawmakers Have Quietly Revived Unpopular Taxes To Build Budget

Good-government groups slammed the New York State Legislature on Wednesday for what one senator called “vampire voting” — dead-of-night votes to revive taxes that were supposed to die — to build much of the new $135 billion budget.

03/27/2013

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