Posts Tagged ‘ taxes ’

Notable Bills Effective July 1, 2013

June 28, 2013
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The following is a list of notable bills that will be going into effect on July 1st. Click here to see a PDF version of this list. Appropriations Items of Note Going into Effect on July 1 in Senate File 452: Iowa Tuition Grants – The state will increase the maximum amount a student at Iowa’s…

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Tax Reform in North Carolina: Simple, Neutral, Pro-Growth

June 27, 2013
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From the Tax Foundation The following is a report by economist Scott Drenkard, of the Tax Foundation, presented to the North Carolina Senate Finance Committee that is considering a major tax code overhaul. Hearing of the Finance Committee of the North Carolina Senate June 11, 2013 Chairman Rabon and Chairman Rucho, Members of the Committee:…

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Branstad Signs Largest Tax Cut in Iowa History

June 13, 2013
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Yesterday Governor Branstad signed Senate File 295 into law, issuing the largest tax cut in Iowa history. Branstad held the signing ceremony at Hawkeye Ready-Mix Concrete in Hiawatha, where he recognized the support of many individuals involved in this historic reform, including Speaker Kraig Paulsen who was on hand during the ceremony. “Today, the largest tax…

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Gov. Branstad signs largest tax cut in Iowa history

June 12, 2013
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Gov. Branstad today signed Senate File 295 into law, issuing the largest tax cut in Iowa history. Branstad held the signing ceremony at Hawkeye Ready-Mix Concrete in Hiawatha, where he recognized the support of many individuals involved in this historic reform. “Today, the largest tax cut in Iowa history will become law. I am proud to…

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Branstad Signs Bill to Expand Tax Credits for Private School Scholarship Donations

June 12, 2013
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This session House Republicans passed House File 625, a bill that greatly improves school choice options.  You can see the bill analysis by clicking here. From the Des Moines Register By Jason Noble Businesses as well as individuals will soon be able to take advantage of a tax credit for contributions to private-school scholarships. More…

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North Carolina Considering Tax Reform Options

June 11, 2013
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The Tax Foundation recently released a report detailing the North Carolina Legislature’s efforts to reform their tax structure.  Below is the report along with a PDF version with tables, references and other pertinent information not included here. Introduction This week, the Finance and Appropriations Committees of the North Carolina House of Representatives approved legislation that…

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Gov. Branstad to sign largest tax cut in Iowa history in Hiawatha June 12

June 5, 2013
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Gov. Terry Branstad today announced he will sign Senate File 295 on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Hawkeye Ready-Mix, Inc. in Hiawatha. The historic bill provides property tax relief all classes of Iowa property: agricultural, residential, commercial and industrial. Once signed into law, Senate File 295 accomplishes the following: · Historic reduction…

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2013 End of Session Report

May 23, 2013
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The following is the House Republican Caucus Staff’s end of session report: 2013 End of Session Report *Note:  All information is current as of May 22, 2013

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Caucus Staff Analysis – Wednesday, May 22

May 22, 2013
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Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 215 – Education Reform House File 489 – Insurance Division House File 620 – IEDA Tax Credit Cap House File 648 – Debt Reducion, Pension Obligations, and One-Time Appropriations Senate File 295 – Property Tax Senate File 446 –…

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Caucus Staff Analysis – Thursday, May 2

May 2, 2013
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Below is a list of bills being debated today, with Caucus Staff’s analysis attached: House File 640 – Biofuel Blending Senate File 436 – Historic Tax Credits Senate File 442 – Judicial Branch Budget Senate File 452 – Standing Appropriations To see the full House Debate Calendar, click here.

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