Dallas Moves To Crack Down On So-Called "Slumlords"The City of Dallas wants to crack down on slumlords by taking steps towards updating the city’s housing codes.
Congress Gives Final OK To Local Internet Tax BanCongress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.
Congress Inks Pact On Permanent Internet Access Tax BanHouse and Senate negotiators have reached agreement on bipartisan legislation to make permanent a moratorium that prevents states from taxing access to the Internet.
New Obamacare Challenge Reaching Supreme CourtOpponents of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul are taking yet another challenge to the law to the Supreme Court, and say they will be back with more if this one fails.
Bigger Bite For Health Law Penalty On UninsuredThe federal penalty for having no health insurance is set to jump to $695 for next year, and supporters of President Barack Obama's overhaul are urging the administration to highlight that increase as a marketing strategy.
3 Mistakes To Avoid On Your 2014 Tax ReturnIf you haven't already begun, now's the time to prepare for filing your 2014 tax returns.
Appeals Court Hears Challenge To Health Care Law A Texas doctor's challenge to President Obama's health care overhaul is before a federal appeals court in New Orleans.
Texas Drivers Could See Gas Tax Increases At Federal & State LevelsLawmakers 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.
Court Rules $5-Per-Patron Tax At Strip Clubs LegalA $5-per-customer tax at Texas strip clubs is legal, a state appeals court has ruled.
Proposed Tax Increase Applauded By Oak Cliff Business OwnersTwo 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.
Proposed McKinney ISD Tax Increase On BallotThe 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.
Money Issues Between Dallas Arts District, Klyde Warren Park ResolvedThe 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.