taxes http://kios.org en Experts: Nebraska should look deeper at incentives http://kios.org/post/experts-nebraska-should-look-deeper-incentives <div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 15px;"><p>LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two tax policy experts say Nebraska needs to look beyond jobs and wages when studying whether the state's tax incentives actually work.</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:17:29 +0000 Associated Press 50728 at http://kios.org Nebraska net tax receipts below April projections http://kios.org/post/nebraska-net-tax-receipts-below-april-projections <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new state report says Nebraska's net tax collections in April fell more than 7 percent below projections. Thu, 08 May 2014 20:17:24 +0000 Associated Press 46886 at http://kios.org Iowa Senate approves disabled veterans tax credit http://kios.org/post/iowa-senate-approves-disabled-veterans-tax-credit <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A bill meant to further relieve the financial stress of disabled veterans in the state has won the unanimous support of the Iowa Senate. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:32:06 +0000 Associated Press 45753 at http://kios.org Gov. Heineman discusses jobs, education, taxes http://kios.org/post/gov-heineman-discusses-jobs-education-taxes <p>Governor Dave Heineman says the state of Nebraska is doing better than most of the nation when it comes to unemployment and jobs. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:30:10 +0000 Katie Knapp Schubert 45752 at http://kios.org Neb. Gov. Heineman signs tax relief bills into law http://kios.org/post/neb-gov-heineman-signs-tax-relief-bills-law <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has signed a series of tax relief measures into law, and he says the bills passed this year will amount to $412 million in tax reductions over the next five years. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:10:55 +0000 Associated Press 45129 at http://kios.org Nebraska lawmakers pass 3 tax reform measures http://kios.org/post/nebraska-lawmakers-pass-3-tax-reform-measures <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have passed a series of tax measures that would benefit farmers, low-income elderly homeowners and residents whose incomes rise with inflation. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 17:15:11 +0000 Associated Press 44833 at http://kios.org Neb. property tax relief bill for vets advanced http://kios.org/post/neb-property-tax-relief-bill-vets-advanced <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Some Nebraska veterans could receive more property tax relief under a bill moving through the Legislature. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:07:29 +0000 Associated Press 44186 at http://kios.org Neb. net tax collections higher than expected Feb. http://kios.org/post/neb-net-tax-collections-higher-expected-feb <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new report says Nebraska's net tax receipts were 7.1 percent higher than expected in February. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 19:37:42 +0000 Associated Press 44097 at http://kios.org Neb. lawmakers vote to expand homestead exemption http://kios.org/post/neb-lawmakers-vote-expand-homestead-exemption <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposed expansion of Nebraska's homestead exemption program has won first-round approval from lawmakers. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:42:06 +0000 Associated Press 43806 at http://kios.org Iowa lawmakers approve tax credit for veterans http://kios.org/post/iowa-lawmakers-approve-tax-credit-veterans <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px;">DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Veterans in Iowa would receive a larger property tax exemption under a bill approved by a legislative panel. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 21:04:54 +0000 Associated Press 43481 at http://kios.org