SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES Medicare Medical (Part B) premium varies with income
Medicare Medical (Part B) coverage helps pay for doctors services and outpatient care along with other services.
Most people incorrectly think that the costs of providing Medicare Part B coverage are... Posted on 5/20/13 at 3:49 PM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Budget pieces slowly begin moving toward governor's office
By Don Davis
Minnesota legislators have taken baby steps in passing a $38 billion, two-year budget that must be finished by midnight Monday.
The biggest step so far was set to come late Friday or ear... Posted on 5/17/13 at 8:49 PM
MINNESOTA REPRESENTATIVE BRUCE VOGEL Tax the middle class
"Under the House Democrat Tax bill, 60 percent of people in the middle income tax bracket will see an income tax increase." And this is from the party that campaigned on helping the middle class. When... Posted on 5/8/13 at 10:54 AM
PLANNING INFORMATION AND RESOURCES Should You Be Worried About Cyprus?
Ah Cyprus, you little island country in the Mediterranean. Why are you putting up such a fuss?
Not all headlines matter to your portfolio. To give you some perspective, the GDP of Cyprus is approxi... Posted on 3/21/13 at 4:24 PM
HEALTHY TIDBITS Taxes
Don't forget to do your taxes. There are programs to help Seniors called Tax-Aide.There is Community Action in Duluth and other programs that are free.
Check out this website:
www.aarp.org/findtaxhe... Posted on 3/12/13 at 7:28 AM
FARGO – In anticipation of late tax return filers, the U.S. Postal Service has announced that mail will be collected until midnight at the Fargo Main Post Office at 657 2nd Ave. N. and the Prairiewood Station at 1455 32nd St. S.
Hundreds of buildings in St. Louis County – homes, garages, barns, cabins, campers and businesses – went for years either off the tax rolls or significantly undervalued, a Duluth News Tribune investigation has found.
Kasper plan aims to stem spending
BISMARCK – Limiting the growth of local governments’ property tax revenues would help older North Dakotans avoid being pushed to sell their homes because they could no longer afford the tax bills, legislators and agriculture lobbyists said Tuesday.
Dale Wetzel, Associated Press Writer
, February 02, 2011
MINNEAPOLIS – With Minnesota lawmakers staring at a $6.2 billion deficit this session, state Rep. Pat Garofalo knows as well as anyone that balancing the state budget is “going to be tough, and it could be ugly.”
Patrick Condon, Associated Press
, January 27, 2011
Includes lowering income tax, giving students tax deduction
BISMARCK – North Dakota lawmakers on Monday began considering a raft of measures to cut taxes, including proposals to lower individual and corporate income tax rates and a tax deduction for college student loan payments.
Dale Wetzel, Associated Press
, January 25, 2011
Bill would require vote on building projects
A bill in the North Dakota House aims to end the practice of major school district, park district, city and county construction projects being built without public votes.
BISMARCK – Prohibiting drinking at college sporting events, banning tuition increases and including abstinence concepts in school health curriculum are among the issues lawmakers will discuss in the coming weeks.
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