Carbon tax going, but don’t expect big savings

The carbon tax will be repealed within days after a breakthrough in talks between the government and cross bench senators who were concerned at what they believed were draconian provisions in the repeal bill. An amended bill will be presented to the Senate ...

Section 482 Allocations: Judicial Decisions and IRS Practice (Portfolio 553)

Lepard of the University of Nebraska College of Law, examines judicial decisions ... which covers every federal tax topic with expert, in-depth analysis, and offer commentary on a wide range of federal taxation topics, including Compensation Planning ...

Mayor’s Budget Proposal For 2014-2016 Adds City Jobs

Lincoln’s property tax levy is the fourth lowest of the fifteen largest cities in Nebraska. Also, the property tax levy has declined 38.5 percent since 1993 in Lincoln and the city receives only 15.6 percent of the total property tax dollar. The Mayor ...

Platte County considering lodging tax

COLUMBUS — Officials in eastern Nebraska's Platte County are mulling a request to collect a lodging tax for a fund that would go to improve local attractions. The Platte County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing Tuesday at the Platte County ...

Retiree Tax Burden Differs By State

Six states, though, provide no safe haven for retirement income: California, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Rhode Island and Vermont. Connecticut offers a 50% exclusion for military pensions but no other retirement-income tax breaks. States treat ...

House votes to make business tax break permanent

The House voted Friday to make permanent a temporary tax break that makes it easier for businesses to invest in new equipment, one of many expired tax breaks that Congress must deal with by the end of the year. The tax break allows businesses to more ...

10 Ways the EXPAND Act Would Take the Energy Market in the Right Direction

The federal government ... the economic development of energy and large infrastructure projects. EXPAND would put an end to this. 5. Removes the Picking of Winners and Losers in the Tax Code. Targeted tax credits exist for almost all sources of energy ...

Slone enters governor’s race, campaigns in Chadron

Bryan Slone, a Republican candidate for the governor’s seat ... Slone also said he would like the university system to become more of an economic partner in improving the state’s economy. His father was a superintendent so he is also familiar with ...

Think Tank says reducing ag land valuation in Nebraska would benefit only a few

LINCOLN — A Lincoln think tank says that lowering the valuation of agricultural land for tax purposes — which is backed by Gov. Dave Heineman and farm groups — would benefit only a few farmers and ranchers who live near urban areas.

WWJD? Nebraska Bill Would End Religious Property Tax Exemptions

In Nebraska of all places, State Senator Ernie Chambers (D-Omaha) has introduced a bill to deny religious organizations their property tax exemptions. His argument in favor of Legislative Bill 675 is that making religious organizations pay taxes will ease ...