Taxpayers are on the hook for at least $307,000 — and perhaps much more — to cover legal expenses in Gov. Rick Scott’s repeated failed efforts to convince courts that a onetime campaign pledge to drug-test welfare recipients is constitutional.
The tables have turned and a Florida corrections officer found himself on the other side of the bars for a tax fraud scheme in which he acknowledged stealing inmates’ identities.
Miami-Dade Commissioners met Thursday night to take a final vote on the county’s $6.2 billion budget.
A rollback in vehicle-registration fees, the key part of a $500 million package of tax and fee cuts approved this spring, kicks in Monday as Gov. Rick Scott starts to campaign for a new round of tax cuts.
Burger King may be the Home of the Whopper but Canada may be the new home of Burger King.
As Miami-Dade commissioners prepare to vote on the maximum tax rate Tuesday, Mayor Carlos Gimenez stressed his proposed budget as a “worst-case scenario” for the county.
A dog park in Jacksonville, a fountain in Palm Beach and money to help people get to the planned 1,000-foot-tall SkyRise Miami were among $121 million in budget projects that Florida TaxWatch says Gov. Rick Scott needs to strike with his line-item veto.
When you head off to work on Tuesday you’ll have something to smile about. Florida Taxwatch, an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit taxpayer research institute, said April 22nd is Taxpayer Independence Day which means, on average, workers will begin earning income that does not go toward federal, state and local taxes.
Time is running out for South Floridians scrambling to put the finishing touches on their federal tax returns ahead of Tuesday’s midnight filing deadline.
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.