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With Tax Day fast approaching, the personal finance website WalletHub released its latest analysis of the U.S. tax landscape, an in-depth look at the states with its annual Best and Worst Taxpayer Return on Investment, this time for 2018. more

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Unless you can tell it’s a check inside the envelope, a letter from the IRS strikes fear in most Americans. more

Guest Columnists

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ALBANY | Stakeholders are making a final push for reform of a state program to give private forest owners tax breaks and other incentives to broaden sustainable forestry practices in the Adirondacks. more

The Sun

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ALBANY | A controversial executive budget proposal that would change how state-owned land is taxed in the Adirondack Park has been stripped from the state Assembly and Senate one-house budget bills released last week. more

The Sun

Discussions on the proposed PILOT for taxes on state forest lands within the  Adirondack Park have missed mentioning one very important detail. more

Letters to the Editor

The House and Senate health care committee chairs in Montpelier are pondering new adventures in health care policy for 2018. High on their list is a Vermont individual insurance mandate. more

The Vermont Eagle

WARRENSBURG | A 2009 graduate of the Warrensburg Central is returning on March 5 to hold a free seminar on financial literacy as a public service to local residents. more

The Sun

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Albany and the Adirondacks are engaged in a standoff. more

Editorials

The State of Vermont has a problem: it likes to spend more than it takes in in revenues especially when it comes to the education budget. It also has a problem backing away from its reliance, more and more, on property taxes. more

Editorials

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PLATTSBURGH | City lawmakers are expecting to cut another $360,000 worth of expenses in the coming year, and another $558,000 in the proposed 2019 spending plan. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | The city will move forward with plans to reconstruct a footbridge over the Saranac River that was removed two years ago after failing a state inspection. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Concerns continue to grow by an expanding coalition over an executive budget proposal to use payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreements instead of market value to calculate taxes on land in the Adirondack Park and the Catskills. more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A new executive budget proposal on how to pay land taxes within the Adirondack Park drew the ire of Essex County lawmakers on Monday. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | It’s that time of year when the numbers crunch of tax season can become very stressful for many. more

The Sun

RUTLAND | In a filing with the Vermont Public Utility Commission, Green Mountain Power is seeking to lower bills for customers by $6 million. more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY | The Middlebury Selectboard held a meeting Jan. 23 to various citizen comments and attend to town matters. more

The Vermont Eagle

Remember 1984? It was a big year in Vermont and beyond. more

The Vermont Eagle

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TICONDEROGA | Upstate Accounting owner John Rayno is getting help from friends and family while he recovers from health issues. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Though local lawmakers have made significant cuts in the past year, the City of Plattsburgh’s financial future remains unstable. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Leaders from Clinton County, the Town of Plattsburgh and the City of Plattsburgh have outlined their visions for their respective localities. more

The Sun

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