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Pennsylvania Gets More Bad Budget News In April

Pennsylvania’s tax collections in the all-important month of April are lagging badly, and it’s threatening to knock Gov. Tom Corbett’s election-year budget proposal $1billion out of balance.

04/29/2014

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Local Professor Says Going The Flat Tax Route Won’t Be Enough To Simplify Federal Taxes

Now that the federal tax filing deadline is behind us, maybe you’re wondering if there’s a less cumbersome way to structure the income tax, but it’s not as easy as it sounds.

04/20/2014

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City Shuts Down Popular Candy Factory Days Before Easter

The Department of Revenue revoked the business license of Blasius Chocolate Factory.

04/16/2014

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Paying Taxes With Credit Card (Plus Discipline) Could Benefit Some

Today’s tax-filing deadline is especially dreaded by people who owe money and there’s a little-used way to deal with the problem that could benefit a few people or companies.

04/15/2014

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It’s Tax Deadline Day

It’s April 15th and that means time is almost out to file your taxes.

04/15/2014

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Gov. Christie & Municipal Officials Work To Renew Law That Limits Raises For Police And Firemen

Dozens of leaders from municipalities from all over New Jersey standing with Governor Christie on the steps of the Trenton War Memorial.

04/14/2014

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Can’t Pay Your Taxes? Here’s What You Can Do

In a turbulent economy with constantly changing rules it’s no surprise that the bill from Uncle Sam can sneak up on some of us. Here are some tips to make sure you emerge (mostly) unscathed this April 15.

04/14/2014

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7 Deductions That Lower Your Taxable Income

Most folks looking for tax deductions focus on things like mortgage interest, real estate taxes and charitable donations. But tax rule changes that applied in 2013 made them less valuable in cutting taxes for an increasing number of taxpayers.

04/09/2014

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What Procrastinators Need To Know About Filing Their Taxes

According to the IRS, 20 to 25 percent of Americans wait until the last two weeks before the deadline to file their taxes. If tax time snuck up on you this year, here are a few tips to help you file.

04/07/2014

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Get Your Taxes In Order Now For Next Year

Get a jump-start on next year’s taxes by setting up a filing system now. You can use a folder system where you label the each folders according to your needs.

04/02/2014

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IRS Issues Warning About E-Mail Phishing Scam

Just weeks before the April 15th tax deadline, the Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers about a new email scam.

04/02/2014

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3 On Your Side: Avoiding Common Tax Errors

That last-minute sprint to finish can sometimes lead to costly mistakes, so 3 On Your Side consumer reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at some of the most common errors.

04/01/2014

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Del. Officials Warning Residents About Tax Scam

The scam involves fraudulent email messages claiming to be from the IRS’s Taxpayer Advocacy Service.

03/31/2014

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What Tax Related Papers Can You Toss Out?

Most of us fall into one of three categories; we keep too much of the paper that comes into our homes or there those that try to throw out everything. And of course those that fall in between.

03/27/2014

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Tupperware Sales Represent Taxable Income

Those Tupperware parties of yore have turned into the big businesses of today. As a result, all income is taxable.

03/27/2014

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