Articles relating to "Taxes":
Energy programs ripe for predatory contractor abuse (12/5/2016)
Consumer groups say a program financed through tax bills to make homes energy efficient has too little oversight and will likely attract predatory contractors.
Work begins to extend Fla. property tax increase cap (11/29/2016)
A constitutional amendment passed in 2008 – one that caps non-homestead property owners’ tax increase at 10% per year – expires in 2019. However, Florida Realtors strongly backs an extension, and voters might reauthorize it in 2018.
Congress could be homeowners’ Grinch this Christmas (11/28/2016)
Some tax benefits – mortgage debt forgiveness, and the deductibility of mortgage insurance premiums and energy-efficient upgrades, for example – expire Dec. 31. And many U.S. lawmakers don’t want to extend them.
Study: Fla. ranks fourth as business friendly state (9/29/2016)
Tax Foundation: A study of state tax codes that analyzes 100-plus variables in five categories finds that only three U.S. states tax businesses less.
Why does an agent leave real estate? (6/29/2016)
According to one seasoned advisor, taxes drive many agents out of the business –specifically a lack of planning that slowly digs them into a financial hole.