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Dreamstime
January 18, 2018 - 3:51 pm
The Kansas Corporation Commission is studying how recently enacted federal tax cuts could affect public utilities. The KCC on Thursday announced the general investigation and ordered utilities to track all savings from the tax cuts and to keep those funds in a separate interest-bearing account. The...
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Dreamstime
January 18, 2018 - 10:41 am
Declining numbers in a new monthly survey of bankers suggests the economy remains weak in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states. The overall economic index for the region dropped to 46.8 this month, compared with the December reading of 47.8. The November figure was 44.7. Survey organizers...
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2018 - 6:21 pm
The Supreme Court agreed Friday to wade into the issue of sales tax collection on internet purchases in a case that could force consumers to pay more for certain purchases and allow states to recoup what they say is billions in lost revenue annually. Under previous Supreme Court rulings, when...
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Dreamstime
January 11, 2018 - 6:48 pm
Many state and local governments competing for Amazon's second headquarters are refusing to disclose the tax breaks or other financial incentives they are offering the online giant. More than fifteen states and cities, including Chicago, Cleveland and Las Vegas, have turned down requests from The...
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