Articles relating to "Taxes":
Fla. ranked No. 5 for best ‘business tax climate’ (10/30/2014)
The Tax Foundation says 45 U.S. states are worse for business than Fla. in a comparison of tax climates, while only four states are considered more competitive.
Still no short sale tax forgiveness this year (10/15/2014)
No change so far: Loan money banks forgive in a short sale will be taxed as income for 2014. That could still change if Congress acts, but it’s not a sure thing.
Three days only: Tax-free holiday on some appliances (9/16/2014)
Floridians pay no sales tax Sept. 19-21 on the first $1,500 if buying a qualified energy-efficient product, such as a water heater, ceiling fan, washer, etc.
NAR to Congress: Extend short sale forgiveness (8/22/2014)
An IRS law that taxes money forgiven in a short sale or foreclosure harms the same people a $7B BofA settlement is supposed to help, says U.S. Attorney General.
Aug. 1 sales tax holiday includes computers, more (7/29/2014)
From Friday through Sunday (Aug. 1-3), Fla.’s school sales tax holiday offers residents savings on personal computers (up to $750) and clothes (up to $100).
It’s unlikely Congress will alter mortgage tax credit (5/14/2014)
Political strategists at NAR convention expect a nat’l tax discussion, but no longer think lawmakers will consider changes to the popular homeowner deduction.
IRS mortgage tax forgiveness still on hold (5/7/2014)
If a seller has $200K in mortgage debt forgiven in a short sale, the IRS considers it taxable income, but a push to extend forgiveness this year isn’t assured.