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Local Taxes

Here's How Unfair The Tax System Is In Each State

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.19.2014 | Business

Most people don't love paying taxes, though they agree on the need to fork over some money to keep the government running. But what type of system do ...

State Taxation of Trusts

David Seiden | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
David Seiden

Given the complexities involved with determining if a trust is required to file and pay state income tax, we strongly suggest that trustees and advisors consult with state tax experts when establishing a trust.

States Where People Pay The Highest Taxes

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.23.2012 | Money

If you want to hide from the taxman and don't mind six-month-long winters, you may want to move to Alaska. Alaskans pay just 7 percent of their in...

Poor People Paying Double The Tax Rate Of The Rich

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 09.21.2012 | Business

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney may be almost right in claiming that 47 percent of Americans "pay no income tax," but the poorest American...

When To Shop Tax Free

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 07.23.2012 | Money

The glory days of tax-free online shopping may be numbered. But shoppers can still come out on top by simply thinking ahead about when and where to sh...

Strapped Cities Hit Nonprofits With Fees

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Facing budget gaps and an aversion to new debt and taxes, states and local governments are slapping residents with an array of new fees--and some are ...

Investors Buy Property Tax Liens - And Charge High Interest Rates

nytimes.com | JACK HEALY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Hard times are causing more homeowners to fall behind on their property taxes. But in thousands of cases, they are not responsible to their local gove...