Taxation in the United States

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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Despite a report that CCS Oncology is going out of business, the cancer care provider tells WBEN that they remain open for patients. "It's an editorialization of what was filed in court, and is not factually accurate," said Brendan Chiarilli of CCS Oncology on reports of the...
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February 12, 2018 - 8:59 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration laid out an ambitious plan Monday to restructure the state's tax code to ease the burden of the recently enacted federal law. The centerpiece of the Democrat's proposal is a voluntary payroll tax that companies could adopt in lieu...
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January 29, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Monday marks the start of tax filing season. Should you go it alone? What do you need before you file? Esther Gulyas of EG Tax says be sure you have everything in place before you start. "Make sure you have your W-2s, all your 1099-Rs, your bank statements, your income sorted out...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Governor Andrew Cuomo says taxpayers can soften the blow of the federal tax overhaul by paying some of their local property taxes now so they can deduct the payments from their 2017 federal taxes. The governor signed an executive order last week allowing New Yorkers to pre-...
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December 19, 2017 - 6:30 am
(WBEN/AP) In a high tax state like New York, the preservation of state and local tax deductions is being touted as a particular not-as-bad-as-first-thought benefit of the new tax code that the House of Representatives is expected to pass Tuesday. The lack of proposed cuts to historic preservation...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The GOP is moving forward on tax reform with the Senate version of the bill headed to the full Senate for a vote. But local tax expert Esther Gulyas from EG Tax remains cautions. "To me, middle income is $85,000 or under. This will be very good for people in the higher income...
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(AP/WBEN) - President Donald Trump says reducing the corporate tax rate to 20 percent is a "non-negotiable" part of his tax plan. Trump tells "Fox & Friends" that he wanted to go lower, but "the numbers really work at 20." The president and congressional Republicans came out with their tax...
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April 30, 2017 - 7:19 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer has vowed to fight President Donald Trump's tax plan. Schumer says the plan would strike a critical blow to New York's middle-class homeowners and taxpayers. Schumer on Sunday denounced the tax code Trump proposed this week that...
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Amherst, NY (WBEN/AP) - It's that time of year again. Tax deadline day is tomorrow. If you haven't filed yet, the good news is that this year you're far from being alone. "When I take a look at this tax season, because the IRS held up refunds until late February for many taxpayers who had credits,...
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March 14, 2017 - 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump made more than $150 million in income in 2005 and paid $38 million in income taxes that year. The acknowledgement came shortly before MSNBC host Rachel Maddow reported on two pages of Trump's 2005 tax forms on her Tuesday...
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