Rise to the moment of truth Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Tag: TAXES

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Justin Bogie: Lower taxes, better education are keys to attracting business to Alabama, not incentives

The Alabama Jobs Act is set to expire on July 31, 2023, meaning that economic incentives could be a major topic during next year’s regular legislative session. 

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State Sen. Orr says doing both tax cuts and tax rebates a possibility

State Sen. Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), the Senate Education Budget Committee chairman, had previously floated the idea of one-time tax rebates.

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Justin Bogie: Alabamians deserve more than a one-time tax rebate

“I think they deserve it.” That is what House Majority Leader Nathaniel Ledbetter (R-Rainsville) said last week when asked about the possibility of using state government’s record revenue surplus to provide Alabamians with a one-time tax rebate.

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Alabama Policy Institute: State government should enact at least $750 million in permanent tax relief for Alabamians

Thirty-two states have enacted some form of tax relief for citizens in 2022. Missouri is poised to become the 33rd. 

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Alabama on 'an island' in Southeast — No major tax relief in 2021 and 2022

Alabama was the only state in the Southeast to not offer its citizens any broad-based, major sales or income tax relief in 2021 or 2022.

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Biden’s student loan forgiveness tax-free In Alabama

Alabamians likely won’t owe any state taxes on the amount received from President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan announced last week. 

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'Nobody knew anything about it': Group accuses Daphne of keeping quiet about referendum to raise taxes on Tuesday

An effort to increase property taxes in Daphne is catching voters by surprise during Tuesday’s special election. According to a group of critics, this was deliberate.

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State Sen. Sessions eyes eliminating business personal property tax

If State Sen. David Sessions (R-Grand Bay) has his way, he would completely eliminate the business personal property tax.

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Alabama gears up for Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday this weekend

Friday begins Alabama's 17th annual Back to School Sales Tax Holiday.

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VIDEO: Tuberville introduces bill to limit IRS monitoring of Americans finances

By Brandon Moseley On Monday, September 27 U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-Alabama) announced that he introduced a new bill that would...