The city couldn’t afford the maintenance and upkeep for its 105,000 trees, so in 2011 it began transferring ownership to homeowners. Residents often didn’t have the cash for costly pruning and associated sidewalk repairs either. But a new piece of legislation could soon bring relief to those neighbors and infuse about $18 million into the city’s tree maintenance budget. … [Read more...] about SF Supervisor Wiener proposes parcel tax to pay for tree care
Portable generators used to provide light or communications or to preserve food in the event of a power outage If a product features both qualifying and non-qualifying purchases, it will be tax-free only if it is selling for less than the designated price indicated in the list above. Additionally, items sold together cannot be separately priced and sold individually to qualify for the sales tax exemption. … [Read more...] about Tax-Free Weekend 2020 Florida: List of Hurricane Supplies Exempt From Sales Tax
Treasury Secretary Steven MnuchinSteven Terner MnuchinCoronavirus guidelines sent to every American cost USPS M The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Unemployment claims now at 41 million with 2.1 million more added to rolls; Topeka mayor says cities don't have enough tests for minorities and homeless communities House Democrats press Treasury on debit cards used for coronavirus relief payments MORE said in a statement that the credit "incentivizes American businesses to invest in carbon capture technology and promotes safe and environmentally conscious storage for carbon oxides that would otherwise be emitted to the atmosphere.” … [Read more...] about IRS proposes guidance for expanded carbon capture tax credit
Free Choice, not Nanny State When I read a columnist or a newspaper I have made a choice to see or hear their views. It is true to say that newspapers and columnists can be seen as just reinforcing their audiences’ political prejudices but, hey this is the real world and if that’s your poison why can’t you sup at that well? … [Read more...] about Sack Emily, Axe the Tax!
New Delhi: India pitched for wider sharing of information exchanged under tax treaties among BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – for countering corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing, at the meeting of tax heads held on Friday. India batted for adopting a “whole of government approach” in dealing with crossborder financial crimes, as they have ramifications in respect of various statutes, not only taxation, said finance secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey, who represented India via video conferencing. India also asked for sharing of Covid-19 related tax measures taken by respective tax administrations to enhance the country’s understanding of fiscal and economic impact of the pandemic. The knowledge sharing would also aid in further evaluating various possibilities in assisting the government’s efforts in containing the pandemic, said Pandey. … [Read more...] about India urges for wider information sharing under tax treaties within BRICS