Pittsburgh’s City Council voted preliminarily on Wednesday to go forward with an Act 47 recovery plan that includes the possibility of a property tax hike for city property owners.
Like thousands of taxpayers, Alan Siger of Shadyside paid his city income taxes on time and then noticed something peculiar, he told KDKA money editor Jon Delano.
Public corruption is no stranger to this state, whether it’s Republicans like former Pennsylvania Sen. Jane Orie and House Speaker John Perzel or Democrats like former Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Veon and House Speaker Bill DeWeese.
Last year, we found that Pittsburgh Public Schools like Minadeo in Squirrel Hill did not recycle, and that cardboard, bottles and cans – that were actually sorted inside the school – were being thrown in the dumpsters outside and hauled away to landfills with the general trash.
It’s the paperwork no one wants to get in the mail. A criminal complaint for a crime you had no clue you committed.
In his first broadcast TV interview, Republican Bob Guzzardi, who is challenging Gov. Tom Corbett in the May 20 Republican primary, is very blunt.
In a turbulent economy with constantly changing rules it’s no surprise that the bill from Uncle Sam can sneak up on some of us. Here are some tips to make sure you emerge (mostly) unscathed this April 15.
The IRS released a statement saying it is not affected by the “Heartbleed Bug,” or aware of any related security flaws.
Most folks looking for tax deductions focus on things like mortgage interest, real estate taxes and charitable donations. But tax rule changes that applied in 2013 made them less valuable in cutting taxes for an increasing number of taxpayers.
With less than a week to go, many procrastinators will be scrambling to finish up their taxes to make sure they get them in by the April 15 deadline.
According to the IRS, 20 to 25 percent of Americans wait until the last two weeks before the deadline to file their taxes. If tax time snuck up on you this year, here are a few tips to help you file.
Get a jump-start on next year’s taxes by setting up a filing system now. You can use a folder system where you label the each folders according to your needs.
When Gov. Tom Corbett signed Act 89, the Transportation Funding Bill, last November, it meant a hike in the gasoline tax and other PennDOT fees that are being phased in over the next couple years.
If you thought the gasoline tax hike in Pennsylvania on Jan. 1 was the last of the tax increases associated with the Transportation Funding Bill — well, think again.
Most of us fall into one of three categories; we keep too much of the paper that comes into our homes or there those that try to throw out everything. And of course those that fall in between.