taxes

Government
8:53 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Tax Modernization Committee begins its work

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Members of Nebraska's new tax modernization committee have started their work to identify any weaknesses in the state's tax structure.

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Government
8:01 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Tax Modernization Committee to study Nebraska's system

Nebraska lawmakers have approved a special committee to study the state’s tax system and make recommendations.

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Government
2:16 pm
Fri May 17, 2013

Lawmakers debate sales tax option

LINCOLN -- State senators debated an amendment to a bill Thursday that would roll back to 1.5 percent the optional sales tax local communities can levy.

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Government
2:49 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Iowa Gov. Branstad seeks support for property tax plan

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says that without passage of his property tax plan, residents could see big increases to their tax bills. But a Democratic lawmaker questions the argument.

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Government
8:30 am
Mon April 29, 2013

Lawmakers look to rebuild Nebraska's cash reserve fund

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers who dug into Nebraska's cash reserve at the height of the recession are now looking to rebuild the state's rainy-day fund.

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Government
8:10 am
Mon April 8, 2013

Study prompts delay in legislative proposals on taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A proposal to study Nebraska's tax system has prompted lawmakers to delay action on tax proposals.

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Government
5:29 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Electronic tax filing recommended this season

88 percent of Nebraska taxpayers filed their taxes online last year.

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Government
4:23 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Omaha lawmaker details proposal for tax modernization committee

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A key lawmaker in Nebraska's tax debate has released new details about a proposal to create a tax-modernization committee.

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Government
7:47 pm
Sun February 17, 2013

Heineman asks lawmakers to pull tax cut legislation

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Dave Heineman has asked the Legislature's tax-policy committee to kill both of his tax-reform proposals so lawmakers can start a new, inclusive discussion over Nebraska's tax climate.

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Government
9:48 am
Fri February 15, 2013

Iowa Senate Democrats propose commercial property tax cut plan

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Senate Democrats are proposing a plan for reducing commercial property taxes that they say would help small businesses more than Governor Terry Branstad's tax proposal.

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