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MIDDLEBURY | Tax season is behind us now and many late-filing Vermonters are receiving their tax refund checks this month. However, some Vermonters were surprised to pay what amounted to a hidden income tax in 2019. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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GLENS FALLS | In the wake of the Trump administration’s federal tax reform act, which has increased federal taxes for New Yorkers collectively by $10 billion, capping local government spending is more important than ever... Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | This year, some Vermonters are paying what amounts to a new, stealth income tax. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Emily Martz has spent months on the road campaigning for the 45th Senate District. Read more

The Sun

A recent news report by Montpelier-based freelance columnist Guy Page indicates that receipts from Vermont’s corporate income tax (commonly called the CIT) through September jumped a whopping 80 percent over the first nine months of 2017. Read more

Editorials

MONTPELIER | Nearly 40,000 Vermonters receiving Social Security benefits will keep more of their income due to an income tax exemption. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

The “Guest Viewpoint” in the March 10 Eagle needs an answer to try to bring to it some sensibility. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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. Read more

Editorials

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has introduced a budget he said is the most challenging since 2011. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | As budget season gets underway, state Senate Republicans are proposing a series of tax cuts designed to reduce the high tax burden they say is causing people to flee the state in droves. Read more

The Sun

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For the past year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been on a warpath, leading a crusade against what he views as a “federal assault” on health care, the environment and social justice issues. Read more

Editorials

QUEENSBURY | Town clerks across northern Warren County were busier than ever in their last few days of 2017 as they processed property tax prepayments for people seeking relief on their 2017 federal income taxes. Read more

The Sun

The Wall Street Journal recently looked at IRS data and noticed “an accelerating flight from high-tax states.” Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Counties across the state are rolling out their 2018 budgets. Read more

Editorials

A Vermont “state of the state” legislative forum was held at Burr & Burton Academy in Manchester last week; it provided grist for some of the best, common-sense angles of attack to our state’s many problems I’ve heard in years. Read more

Editorials

As a lifelong Republican, I think current tax plans are misleadingly packaged as a tax cut for the poor and middle class. Read more

Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

Congress has taken it upon itself to produce for us the most profound tax reform in more than a generation. I wish them well, but I have my concerns. Read more

Guest Columnists

The House tax bill will provide huge benefits for the wealthy and for corporations, while any benefits to middle-class taxpayers are questionable. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) has broken with her party on a major 2018 budget resolution vote. Read more

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