Government Finance

Supreme Court: States can force online shoppers to pay sales tax

Jun 21, 2018

Supreme Court: States can force online shoppers to pay sales tax

California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit

Jun 19, 2018

California lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program

Interest rates flat to lower at weekly US Treasury auction

Jun 18, 2018

Interest rates on short-term U.S. Treasury bills were flat to lower in Monday's auction. Rates on three-month bills fell to their lowest level in three weeks while six-month bills were unchanged.

Court blocks 'millionaire tax' question from state ballot

Jun 18, 2018

Massachusetts' highest court has struck down a proposed "millionaire tax" ballot question, blocking it from appearing before voters in November

The Latest: Group in support of tax disappointed by ruling

Jun 18, 2018

A citizens group that collected more than 150,000 signatures in support of a so-called "millionaire tax" in Massachusetts says it is "incredibly disappointed" that Massachusetts' high court has blocked the measure from going before voters in November

Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog

Jun 17, 2018

Trump intends to nominate OMB associate director Kathy Kraninger to lead government's consumer watchdog agency

China threatens tariffs on US lobsters as business booms

Jun 16, 2018

A set of retaliatory tariffs released by China includes a plan to tax American lobster exports, potentially jeopardizing one of the biggest markets for the premium seafood

H&R Block shares skid again on store-shuttering plan

Jun 14, 2018

H&R Block shares skid again after the tax preparer announced it would close 400 offices as it plans for potentially fewer customers due to the new tax law

Wisconsin Republicans reduce I-94 funding amid criticism

Jun 14, 2018

The Legislature's budget committee has taken a detour from the plan Gov. Scott Walker submitted for spending $67 million in federal highway money

IMF: Tax cuts boosting US now but will hurt growth later

Jun 14, 2018

IMF projects tax cuts will boost US economy in 2018, 2019, but then hamper growth in following years