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Former Hialeah Mayor Julio Robaina and his  attorney walking into the IRS building in Miami on Friday May 17, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Deliberations Underway In Ex-Hialeah Mayor’s Tax Case

Deliberations began Monday in the trial of Hialeah’s former mayor and his wife on charges of failing to report about $2 million in income to the Internal Revenue Service and lying about it to investigators.

04/28/2014

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Senate Tax Cut Plan Still ‘Fluid’

A Senate committee on Wednesday added two more tax cuts — a back-to-school sales-tax holiday and a dip in the tax on cable and phone services — to an already-approved vehicle registration fee rollback in an effort to reach Gov. Rick Scott’s benchmark.

03/19/2014

(Source: AP)

Senate Backs Tax Holiday Smaller Than Scott Wants

Senators started moving forward Monday with a sales-tax holiday for back-to-school shoppers, but the proposal is a week shorter than requested by Gov. Rick Scott.

03/10/2014

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Beware Of Tax Refund ID Theft

It is that time again. Time to begin filing your 2013 tax returns. It’s also time for the thieves and scammers to try to get your tax refund before you do. Tonight, CBS4′s David Sutta looks at the skyrocketing cost of identity theft impacting taxpayers, and what’s being done to reign in fleeced IRS refunds.

CBS4–02/10/2014

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Judge Sentences S. FL Man For $10M Tax Fraud Scheme

A South Florida man will spend more than 20 years in prison for a sophisticated tax fraud scheme.

01/25/2014

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Miami-Dade Higher Ed Tax Approved

Voters will have an opportunity to vote on a whether a sales tax increase should be allowed.

01/17/2014

Budget cuts that once threatened many local libraries lifted. (Source: CBS4)

County Raids Rainy-Day Fund To Keep Libraries Open

The Miami-Dade County Commission decided in the early hours of Wednesday morning to use rainy-day reserves to prevent layoffs of library workers and cutting library hours in the coming fiscal year, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–09/11/2013

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Shop ‘Til You Drop On School Supplies Tax-Free

Florida’s annual back-to-school sales tax holiday is in full swing.

CBS Miami–08/02/2013

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Back-To-School Supply Seekers Ready For Florida’s Tax Free Shopping

Summer days are quickly coming to an end which, for kids and parents alike, could only mean one thing…it’s almost time to head back to school.

08/01/2013

(Source: Florida Governor's Office)

Gov. Scott To Promote Teacher School Supply Debit Cards In S. Fla.

Gov. Rick Scott will be in South Florida Wednesday afternoon to promote the state’s new teacher-supply debit card, which is aimed at helping teachers buy supplies without having to pay out-of-pocket costs.

CBS Miami–07/31/2013

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