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Melania Trump will be back in spotlight, apparently to her surprise
Records published Oct. 28
NLS approves additional help in kindergarten classrooms
New London cyclist's life remembered in court; driver in accident sentenced
Hacked emails show Clinton aides surprised at 2015 email revelations
Gophers deal 21 with Brooks, Smith combo
Card girls CC team clinches fifth-straight state trip
Timberwolves' free agency waiting game already working out
Dubnyk makes 38 saves in Wild win over Sabres
National ranking not on teams' mind
Great Swedish Adventure begins and features woman with Willmar roots
Willmar native on 'The Voice'
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
Kenley Jo Krogfus
Myron F. Koosmann
Wallace V. Ashburn
Tax overhaul: Looking to IRS scandal for momentum
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The storm engulfing the Internal Revenue Service could provide a boost for lawmakers who want to simplify U.S. tax laws - a code that is so complicated most Americans buy commercial software to help them or simply hire someone else to do it all.
May 28, 2013 - 3:26pm
May 20, 2013
Minnesota House OKs $2 billion tax bill, Senate backs Capitol repair
ST. PAUL - The keystone of Minnesota Democrats’ budget plans, $2 billion in tax increases, won House approval early today and the Senate pulled a surprise in the early morning hours by approving money to fund state Capitol building renovations. Faced with a midnight constitutional...
May 20, 2013 - 9:58am
May 19, 2013
$2 billion tax bill heads to passage, bonding remains uncertain
ST. PAUL -- The keystone of Minnesota Democrats’ budget plans, $2 billion in tax increases, was headed for final legislative passage late Sunday while a public works bill remained in doubt as time runs out in the 2013 legislative session.
May 19, 2013 - 10:46pm
May 15, 2013
Taxes key as debate over Minn. budget hits home stretch
ST. PAUL — Taxes remain a key issue as the Minnesota House, Senate and governor’s office negotiate a final budget deal in the last days of the 2013 legislative session. House-Senate tax conference committee members exchanged a number of proposals Wednesday, but did not come...
May 15, 2013 - 11:43pm
Holder: Potential civil rights violations at IRS
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI's criminal investigation of the Internal Revenue Service could include potential civil rights violations, false statements...
May 15, 2013 - 2:11pm
May 14, 2013
Top IRS official didn't reveal tea party targeting
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress was not told tea party groups were being inappropriately targeted by the Internal Revenue Service, even after acting agency Chief Steven Miller had been briefed on the matter.
May 14, 2013 - 6:27am
May 4, 2013
Editorial: Caution urged on increase of taxes
As Minnesota’s Legislature heads into its final weeks, the primary topic in St. Paul and around the state is the pending tax bill. There...
May 4, 2013 - 4:00am
April 25, 2013
Minnesota House approves tax plan
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Democrats and Republicans agree on at least one thing: The House tax plan raises a lot of money. “It’s a large increase,...
April 25, 2013 - 12:00am
April 24, 2013
GOP says House tax plan hurts Minnesota
ST. PAUL – Minnesota House Democrats say it is time to balance the state budget and make new investments, but Republicans argue the tax plan they are expected to vote on today does so at the expense of taxpayers. “We have a massive, job-killing tax increase on all Minnesotans,”...
April 24, 2013 - 12:27pm
April 15, 2013
Psst ... April 15 tax deadline is not much of a deadline
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Here's a little secret for all you procrastinators on Tax Day: The Internal Revenue Service doesn't like to talk about it,...
April 15, 2013 - 12:58pm
April 14, 2013
Likely tax cheats flock South, West
WASHINGTON — Worried the Internal Revenue Service might target you for an audit? You probably should be if you own a small business in one of the wealthy suburbs of Los Angeles. By Stephen Ohlemacher Associated Press WASHINGTON — Worried the Internal Revenue Service might target...
April 14, 2013 - 10:42pm
April 10, 2013
Obama sends Congress $3.77 trillion spending plan
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is sending Congress a $3.77 trillion spending blueprint that seeks to achieve an elusive "grand bargain" to tame runaway deficits by raising taxes further on the wealthy and trimming popular benefit programs such as Social Security. By MARTIN...
April 10, 2013 - 6:54am
March 26, 2013
Key Minnesota Republican makes case for no tax hike
WILLMAR — House Minority Leader Kurt Daudt says budget moves the Legislature took under the two previous years of Republican control resulted in an improving state economy that should not now be set off course by raising taxes. “It really worked,” said Daudt, R-Crown, during...
March 26, 2013 - 11:32pm
March 20, 2013
Minn. Senate budget does not include surcharge
ST. PAUL — Senate Democrats would not go as far as their House colleague in raising taxes in a budget framework they announced this morning. By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL — Senate Democrats would not go as far as their House colleague in raising taxes in a budget...
March 20, 2013 - 11:08am
March 19, 2013
Minn. House DFL would add tax surcharge on rich
ST. PAUL — House Democrats today said they want to not only permanently raise income taxes on wealthy Minnesotans, but also add a temporary surcharge on the richest of the rich to repay schools. By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL — House Democrats today said they want...
March 19, 2013 - 2:53pm