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PA Governor Tom Wolf speaks to reporters. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Wolf Decries ‘Stunt’ As Pa. Lawmakers Tangle Over Budget, Taxes

The state House voted unanimously Monday to reject Governor Wolf’s tax ideas, but Democrats voted “no” to protest the tactics of majority Republicans, decried by the governor himself.

06/02/2015

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Bartering Doesn’t Sidestep Taxes

Bartering for goods or services is an $8 billion industry – and Uncle Sam still gets a cut even though there’s no exchange of money.

06/02/2015

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Borrowing From 401(k) Could Be Costly Mistake

While the law allows you to borrow up to $50,000 from your 401(k) plan, there are tax law implications.

05/28/2015

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Report: NJ Is One Of The Most Expensive States To Rent In The Country

According to a new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition, the Garden State is the fifth most expensive state to rent a home in the United States.

05/20/2015

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Legal Definition Of A Church

Churches and religious organizations qualify for exemption from federal income tax and are eligible to receive tax deductible contributions – but there are guidelines.

05/11/2015

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Report: 7 New Jersey Counties Make List Of Highest Property Taxes

Between paying a mortgage and other household bills, property taxes can feel like a killer to homeowner’s bank account.

04/27/2015

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City Council To Investigate Whether Suburban Real Estate Brokers Are Skirting Taxes For City Properties

A recent audit by the city controller found that millions of dollars in real estate transactions within the city had commissions going to brokers in Bucks, Montgomery and Delaware Counties, but the brokers, according to the Controller, never paying city businesses taxes on those Commissions.

04/27/2015

Stigall Show Log 4.15.15

Chris discusses the media coverage of Hillary Clinton traveling through Iowa, Whoopi Goldberg’s warning of Marco Rubio, and IRS deadline day. He talks with Kelley Paul, wife of Rand about her new book “True and Constant Friends” and Philadelphia Magazine’s Tom McGrath about Hillary Clinton’s van tour.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/15/2015

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Donate To A Gardening Non-Profit

If you can manage it, why not make a donation to your favorite garden non-profit group? There may be a benefit to both you and the non-profit!

04/15/2015

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NJ Could Recover Millions In Overpaid Tax Rebates

The state comptroller’s office says it has discovered thousands of residents who got bigger tax credits than they were owed and New Jersey could see millions of dollars returning to the treasury after the funds are recovered.

04/09/2015

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Chris Stigall Talks To Erica Clemens From Americans For Prosperity

Chris Stigall talked with Erica Clemens from Americans For Prosperity about the tax burden faced by residents in New Jersey.

04/06/2015

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5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know About

Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.

04/06/2015

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Mayor Is Doubtful As Non-Profit Contributions Dominate Council’s School Funding Debate

City Council plans to explore PILOTS — payments in lieu of taxes — as a way to get non-profits that pay no property taxes to chip in more for city schools.

04/04/2015

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City Council Votes To Overturn Law That Forces Non-Profits To Prove They’re Truly Not For Profit

An about-face this past week from Philadelphia City Council: members voted to overturn a law that they passed just two years ago after getting an earful from churches and other small non-profits in the city.

03/29/2015

Albright (l) and Adolph (r) after House budget hearing .
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Democratic Governor, GOP Lawmakers Far Apart On Pa. Budget

Republicans who control the legislature battled officials of the Democratic Wolf Administration over the implications of the governor’s far-reaching proposals to overhaul Pennsylvania taxes.

03/29/2015

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