With 5th highest gas tax in the nation, Illinois freezes tax hike until next year
President Biden proposes a federal tax holiday as Illinois' gas tax freeze starts July 1. (CHICAGO) At 39.2 cents per gallon, Illinois has the fifth-highest gas tax in the nation, according to data from the IGEN tax software company. IGEN released a report which breaks down the tax Americans pay on gas by state.
New bills could bring hundreds of dollars to these states' residents bank accounts.
Disclaimer:This article is for informational and educational purposes only. Americans are facing a financial burden due to continually rising inflation. Residents have to pay more for day-to-day things such as an increase in gas prices or a surge in grocery rates.
Stimulus money coming to Maine residents
hand giving dollar billsPhoto by Sasun Bughdaryan (Unsplash) If you are struggling to pay your bills right now, you will likely find this information to be very encouraging. Why?
IRS Form CP-14 and the 30 Million Returns Destroyed
This article explains how the revelation of the 30 million destroyed IRS documents might affect the agency's sending out of these documents. This article was written by the accredited and degreed journalist, Veteran Investigative Reporter Kurt Dillon, and is comprised of information gleaned from interviews with IRS employees, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, press releases from CBS News, and the website of the Internal Revenue Service at IRS.gov.
NJ Treasury Reports Cash Collection and Tax Revenue from FY2022
NJ Treasury: Revenues Track Closely to Targets, Despite May Dip Due to Shift in Last Year's Income Tax Filing Deadline. The New Jersey Department of the Treasury reported that May revenue collections for the major taxes totaled $3.282 billion, down $2.072 billion, or 38.7 percent, below last May.
30 Million Documents Destroyed By The IRS
Everything You Need to Know in a Painstakingly In-depth, Fact-finding Report Conducted by Veteran Investigative Reporter, Kurt Dillon. Author’s Note – This unbiased and completely fact-based article was written by the fully accredited and degreed Investigative Journalist, Kurt Dillon. All stated facts are attributed to the following sources: The United States Senate Committee on Finance, United States Senator Mike Crapo (R) Idaho, The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), and the Internal Revenue Service, (IRS).
Nashville sees more price hikes for housing, living expenses
man holding empty walletPhoto by Emil Kalibradov on Unsplash. The Nashville metropolitan area is facing a very serious problem. Housing prices have more than doubled over the past ten years, in part due to over 400,000 new residents moving to the area. Currently, the median home cost in Nashville is over $341,000. And even that information is not really very accurate as any homes under $700,000 have many offers, according to Realtor Shane Tallant.
The IRS Makes it Hard to Track Your Money, We Try to Help
The agency has recently released several updates to its website and mobile app geared to help taxpayers track their refunds. We are not Tax attorneys, lawyers, accountants, or CPAs. The purpose of this article is to hopefully provide easier and quicker access to material that is already available, but which is perhaps not easy for everyday citizens to find.
The IRS - CP14 Letter, Don’t Ignore It
This article is comprised of information gleaned from interviews with IRS employees, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, as well as press releases from CBS News, and the website of the Internal Revenue Service at IRS.gov.
More than 20 veterans bills considered by California Legislature
The California legislature will see at least two dozen veterans bills in 2022.California Legislature. Below is a comprehensive list of veterans bills expected to see debate in the California Assembly and Senate during the 2022 legislative session. California American Legion news will continue to cover these bills as new actions are undertaken.
The IRS Rolls Out a New and Improved "Where's My Refund" Site
The IRS announced yesterday that its "Where's My Refund" site is now "better than ever." It has also been updated on the IRS's mobile app: IRS2GO. It wants investors to have more faith in this improved site.
Biden spending 3.5 billion to remove carbon From air
Photo of President Joe BidenPhoto by Gage Skidmore (Creative Commons) What if we could simply remove carbon dioxide from the air? Would that help slow global warming?. That's exactly what the United States Federal government is aiming to do as the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently released a Notice of Intent (NOI) to fund the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s $3.5 billion program.
[Opinion] Washington Legislators Think They Can Force Your To Buy Electric Vehicles
The Washington gas price is currently averaging at $5.36. According to AAA, the highest county average is $5.94, and the lowest is $4.80 a gallon. There have been rumors about $10 gas in the future. And it seems like a real possibility.
Gas Prices Could Hit $10 a Gallon in California This Summer
According to AAA, California’s average regular gas price is currently sitting at $6.297, the highest recorded average price ever. With summer coming up, the demand will be increased for travelers coming to the state, and it will hit local Californians hard.
Washington Education Association Expects Teacher Shortage To Grow Worse
"Statewide teacher shortage to only get worse, impacting class sizes and the quality of kids' education." - Justin Fox-Bailey, WEA Board Member. Burnout, lack of support, standardized test focus, and low pay are killing the teaching profession around the state and the United States. Then, there are the issues of school shootings, legislative requirements, and the fact that not as many people are getting degrees in school.
Inflation Continues to Hit Washington State Residents
As inflation continues to soar across the country, Washingtonians are paying more for almost everything, with the impact being more evident in Western regions. Everything was on the rise in April for inflation across the board.
Average Gas Prices Have Topped $5 a Gallon in Spokane
This morning, I headed into town to run errands and saw my local gas station update their pricing board to $5.09. Up an entire ten cents from just yesterday. Immediately I felt a tiny part of me die inside. Watching the gas prices climb the steady mountain to five dollars has been brutal. Every gas tank is growing closer and closer to the price of a barrel of oil.
Boulder considers raising climate tax on businesses, lowering for households
The Flatirons just outside of Boulder.Richard Schneider/Flickr. (Boulder, Colo.) Boulder's mayor and at least two other City Council members have shown initial support for raising the city's climate tax on businesses while lowering it for residents.
Cost of Living in Florida Continues to soar
empty wallet held by manPhoto by Towfiqu barbhuiya (Unsplash) The cost of living in Florida continues to rise to new heights. In fact, in late May, Realtor.com released its annual rental report for April. It showed that rent in Miami was up 54.8% from April of last year. Orlando (32.9%) and Tampa (27.8%) followed close behind.
Hundreds of Dollars Being Sent to Colorado Taxpayers
Photo of hundred dollar billsPhoto by Engin Akyurt (Creative Commons/Unsplash) How about some good news? You're likely eligible to receive hundreds of dollars from the state of Colorado as a tax refund this summer.