Tuesday, November 20, 2012
A top township official said there will be "pressure for a tax increase" in the 2014 budget.
Middletown is not proposing a tax increase as part of it’s proposed 2013 municipal budget. The proposed budget keeps a millage rate of 17.57 mils, which means the average residential property owner will pay a yearly real estate tax of $510. Finance Director Dennis Penko said the the township has held the line on tax increases over the past few years. While the township will not likely have to raise taxes in 2013, Penko said that the proposed budget draws about $1.1 million from the townships dwindling cash reserves. If the new budget is approved, the coffer will only hold about $1.8 million. The finance director told Patch there will be "pressure for a tax increase" during 2014 budget process. Levittown Communities Wins Millions in Casino …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Pennsylvania Working Families said the protests are part of the growing wave of voter discontent against the rich, big corporations and politicians who have created an economic emergency for the 99 percent.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Taxpayers are taking to the streets to demand the 1 percent pay their fair share during a protest on Tax Day, April 17. According to a Pennsylvania Working Families news release, the protests are part of the growing wave of voter discontent against the rich, big corporations and politicians who have created an economic emergency for the 99 percent. A group of protestors, who last month called on Rep. Fitzpatrick to reject the devastating Ryan Budget and instead support a fair budget for the middle class, will return to his district office in Langhorne on Tuesday at 11 a.m. to find out where he stands with on the Buffett Rule. Local taxpayers will line up outside of Rep. Fitzpatrick’s Langhorne office to share their stories and call of …
Monday, April 2, 2012
It's almost that time of year where you've either got to pay up, get paid or break even on your taxes. Tell us where to go.
Where's the best place in Levittown to do your taxes at the last minute? Here are some local places to choose from: H&R Block Income Tax Preparation Services, JHB Tax & Financial Service, Matrix Tax Service and Jackson Hewitt. Vote for your favorite in the survey below by Friday. And don't forget to click on the links above and rate the business on its Patch Place listing. You can even leave a review. If there another local spot that we missed, tell us in the comments section below and we'll try to add it to the survey. In the event of a tie on our survey, we will break the tie by counting the positive comments written below about the tied businesses, so please let us know why you think your choice is best. Check out similar polls in …
Saturday, February 25, 2012
Here are some suggestions for investors to save money on taxes.
A century ago, author Mark Twain wrote that the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector is that the taxidermist only takes your skin. Today, the IRS isn't any more popular. Why not see if any of the following strategies could allow you to keep more of what your investments earn? If you'd like to learn more, please contact Maureen Cioppi-Grill at 215-968-0900 or firstname.lastname@example.org. There are other tax strategies you can use, but be sure to consult your tax professional and investment professional before acting. The author(s) and/or publication are neither employees of nor affiliated with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC ("MSSB"). By providing this third party publication, we are not implying an affiliation, …
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Area school boards have a taxing decision to make by Jan. 5.
Monday, October 24, 2011
Bristol Township Mayor's 2012 proposed budget raises property taxes by almost $32, while cutting spending.
Bristol Township's current proposed budget for the 2012 fiscal year will cut services while systematically raising taxes by property owners by $31.28, township officials revealed at Thursday night's council meeting. The news was given by Township Manager Jeff Bartlett, who read a letter by Mayor John Monahan -- unavailable for the meeting. "I believe this is a small price to pay for the essential services that we all need in the township," Monahan said in his letter to council. The mayor's budget proposal included a multitude of unspecified spending cuts. Despite these cuts, the budget was left with a nearly $1.4 million deficit. Monahan's proposal used $694,291 of emergency reserve funds as well as a 1.75 mill rate increase to help close …
Friday, June 17, 2011
Bristol Township Business Coalition member believes tax should be eliminated altogether.
The Bristol Township Council, during a meeting Thursday night, voted unanimously to lower a tax that some residents and council members felt were inhibiting growth of business in the township. The Non-Residential Unit Tax was a fee levied on businesses who wished to build new building within the township. With the most recent vote, the fee was cut in half from $2 per square foot to $1 per square foot. The tax previously had an almost 800 percent increase since 2000, when it was only $0.25 per square-foot. “... If (lowering the Non-Residential Unit Tax) is going to bring business and spur growth, then this is definitely a good thing,” said Council President Rick Pluta, during at a township meeting in early May, when lowering the tax was …
Monday, April 18, 2011
Taxpayers have until midnight tonight to file their taxes.
Taxpayers who have not yet filed their taxes have until midnight tonight to do so, according to the IRS. Emancipation Day -- a holiday observed in the District of Columbia, fell on Friday, April 15 this year -- pushed the 2010 tax filing deadline to Monday, April 18. By law, District of Columbia holidays impact tax deadlines in the same way that federal holidays do, according to the IRS. Taxpayers who request an extension have until Oct. 17 to file their 2010 tax returns. The IRS expects to receive more than 140 million individual tax returns this year, with most of those being filed by the April 18 deadline, according to the IRS website. The IRS said it also cautions taxpayers with foreign accounts to properly report income from these …
Friday, April 15, 2011
April 15 is synonymous for "Tax Day" but this year, we all have a few extra days to complete our returns.
Friday, April 15, 2011
For everyone worried about getting their taxes done by the close of business today, there’s no need to rush quite yet. In January, the Internal Revenue Service announced that taxpayers have until April 18 to file their tax returns. Taxpayers have until Monday to file and pay their 2010 taxes because its Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia. Emancipation Day, which marks the end of slavery in Washington, is April 16 but since it falls on a Saturday this year, it is being observed today. By law, District of Columbia holidays impact tax deadlines in the same way that federal holidays do; therefore, all taxpayers will have three extra days to file this year. Taxpayers requesting an extension will have until Oct. 17 to file their 2010 …
Sunday, December 12, 2010
Residents Have Until Dec. 15 To Pay Bill
Taxes are due this week for the Neshaminy School District. The 2010-2011 Personal & Per Capita Taxes are due on or before Dec. 15 for bills dated July 1 of this year. Residents face delinquency if it is paid after this date. Residents whose income was less than $5,000 for the 12-month period preceding the date of the bill can apply for a financial exoneration. Eligible residents can do this by signing the form on the reverse side of the Personal & Per Capita Tax bill and mailing it to the Neshaminy School District Accounting Department at 2001 Old Lincoln Highway, Langhorne, Pa. 19047 or returning the form to the local tax collector. All requests are processed annually and must be filed with the school district before Dec. 15. Questions …