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Texas Drivers Could See Gas Tax Increases At Federal & State Levels

Lawmakers both in Washington and Austin are considering possible gas tax increases to pay for much needed road improvements. Last week federal lawmakers unveiled a bipartisan plan to raise the federal gasoline tax by 12-cents.

CBS 11–06/24/2014

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Court Rules $5-Per-Patron Tax At Strip Clubs Legal

A $5-per-customer tax at Texas strip clubs is legal, a state appeals court has ruled.

05/10/2014

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Proposed Tax Increase Applauded By Oak Cliff Business Owners

Two meetings are being held in north Oak Cliff to discuss raising taxes on businesses in the area. While that news isn’t shocking, believe it or not most businesses are onboard with the idea.

CBSDFW.COM–03/06/2014

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Proposed McKinney ISD Tax Increase On Ballot

The McKinney ISD is proposing an increase that would take the district’s tax rate up to the highest level allowed by state law. In a Tax Ratification Election the voters need to approve the increase the school board has already put into place.

CBS 11–09/17/2013

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Money Issues Between Dallas Arts District, Klyde Warren Park Resolved

The park and the Arts District have agreed on a partnership and a way to split revenue from a new property tax for a Public Improvement District, or PID. Park users think it’s necessary to retain the park’s attractiveness.

06/14/2013

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Gov. Perry Calls For $1.6B In Business Tax Cuts

Gov. Rick Perry is backing $1.6 billion in business tax cuts, even though he concedes it may mean tapping Texas’ once-untouchable cash reserves.

04/15/2013

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Tax Preparation Business Accused Of Fraud

John Sanders nearly lost his home, after a problem with his tax refund check.

CBS 11–04/08/2013

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A Look At The Craziest Tax Write-Offs

It’s hard to think there’s anything funny about taxes when you’re under a mountain of paperwork, but CBS News contributor and analyst Mellody Hobson has a little comic relief for taxpayers.

04/02/2013

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How (Not) To Get Audited

It’s time to talk taxes: 1099 forms have gone out and you should be organizing your paperwork and getting ready to pay the taxman.

03/25/2013

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What Triggers an IRS Tax Audit?

The odds of an audit can increase substantially depending on your income, types of income, deduction amount and changes you have made since filing your last tax return.

03/25/2013

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What To Do With Your Tax Refund

Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.

03/18/2013

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