income tax http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri Has Yet To Pay Out $113 Million In State Tax Refunds http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-has-yet-pay-out-113-million-state-tax-refunds <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thousands of Missourians are still waiting for state income tax refunds, nearly two months after the April </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">15</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> filing deadline.</span></p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 21:57:41 +0000 Marshall Griffin 37164 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Has Yet To Pay Out $113 Million In State Tax Refunds Missouri Tax Cut Could Cost Some Districts 20 Percent Of Their State Appropriation http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-tax-cut-could-cost-some-districts-20-percent-their-state-appropriation <p>When the Missouri General Assembly passed its tax cut bill, <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/14info/pdf-bill/tat/SB509.pdf">SB509</a>,&nbsp;the Missouri School Boards Association released a chart showing how much money each of the state's school districts stood to lose if the bill became law. The chart compares the difference between Nixon's recommended level of funding for each district and the lower appropriation request that would result as a result of the tax cuts — a total of $223 million statewide.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:07:32 +0000 Brent Jones & Dale Singer 35504 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Commentary: Oh, That Hilarious Tax Code http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/commentary-oh-hilarious-tax-code <p>April 15 is a special day -- especially for those of us who toil professionally in the tax vineyards. After 40 years, I am still amazed at the breadth and scope of our enormous body of tax law. I also never fail to be amazed and amused by all of the odd, even thigh-slappingly funny, provisions that have wormed themselves into our federal tax law. Here are a few Internal Revenue Code oddities.</p><p></p><p><strong>Communist exemption</strong></p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 03:30:49 +0000 Lawrence Katzenstein 35199 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Commentary: Oh, That Hilarious Tax Code Got Tax Questions? CPA Lance Weiss Has Answers. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/got-tax-questions-cpa-lance-weiss-has-answers <p>It’s that time of year again. Tax time. With just a week and a day to go before April 15, today’s <em>St. Louis on the Air</em> was dedicated to answering questions about filing taxes. CPA Lance Weiss returned to the show to help listeners make sense of the tax code. He’s with the St. Louis tax and accounting firm SFW Partners, LLC.</p><p>Over the course of the hour, Weiss answered questions about a range of topics, from health insurance deductions to claiming back taxes, including:</p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:01:53 +0000 Camille Phillips 35093 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Got Tax Questions? CPA Lance Weiss Has Answers. Crowd Of Initiative Petitions Will Soon Compete To Get On Ballot http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/crowd-initiative-petitions-will-soon-compete-get-ballot <p>As soon as the snow melts, Missourians may find themselves confronting a horde of people stopping them outside stores, on the streets or at their front doors.</p><p>The object: to get their signatures on petitions that would put a variety of issues – such as early voting, income taxes and teacher tenure – on the August or November ballot.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 03:13:58 +0000 Jo Mannies 32909 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Crowd Of Initiative Petitions Will Soon Compete To Get On Ballot Prominent Regional, National Conservatives Headed To CPAC St. Louis This Weekend http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/prominent-regional-national-conservatives-headed-cpac-st-louis-weekend <p>St. Charles will host numerous prominent conservatives on Saturday, as part of CPAC St. Louis.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">CPAC is an event for members of the GOP to rally and speak to their base -- and, of course, to posture for presidential and other political aspirations.</span></p><p>2012 Presidential hopefuls Rick Santorum and Rick Perry will be speaking, as will Kansas Governor Sam Brownback.</p><p>Speaking with <em>St. Louis on the Air</em> host Don Marsh,&nbsp;Brownback&nbsp;said a GOP candidate that speaks to true conservatives is more likely to win in 2016.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 06:33:32 +0000 Chris McDaniel 30173 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Prominent Regional, National Conservatives Headed To CPAC St. Louis This Weekend Politically Speaking: Rep. Diehl On The Income Tax Cut Bill And Veto Session http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/politically-speaking-rep-diehl-income-tax-cut-bill-and-veto-session <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Every week, St. Louis Public Radio’s Chris McDaniel joins the St. Louis Beacon’s Jo Mannies and Jason Rosenbaum to talk about the week’s politics.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 18:29:16 +0000 Chris McDaniel 29092 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Politically Speaking: Rep. Diehl On The Income Tax Cut Bill And Veto Session Politically Speaking: Colona On Gun Nullification, Anti-Discrimination Laws And More http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/politically-speaking-colona-gun-nullification-anti-discrimination-laws-and-more <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Every week, St. Louis Public Radio’s Chris McDaniel joins the St. Louis Beacon’s Jo Mannies and Jason Rosenbaum to talk about the week’s politics.</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 15:42:21 +0000 Chris McDaniel 28956 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Politically Speaking: Colona On Gun Nullification, Anti-Discrimination Laws And More Politically Speaking: Speaker Jones On The Income Tax And Gun Nullification Bills http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/politically-speaking-speaker-jones-income-tax-and-gun-nullification-bills <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Every week, St. Louis Public Radio’s Chris McDaniel joins the St. Louis Beacon’s Jo Mannies and Jason Rosenbaum to talk about the week’s politics.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 17:16:05 +0000 Chris McDaniel 28667 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Politically Speaking: Speaker Jones On The Income Tax And Gun Nullification Bills Attempt At Override Of Income Tax Veto Unlikely, Speaker Says http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/attempt-override-income-tax-veto-unlikely-speaker-says <p>The income tax bill that would eventually reduce income tax rates by about a half of a percent is likely to not be brought up in veto session next month, according to Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones (R-Eureka).</p><p>Appearing on St. Louis Public Radio's and the St. Louis Beacon's <a href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/politically-speaking-speaker-jones-income-tax-and-gun-nullification-bills" target="_blank">Politically Speaking podcast, </a>Jones said he currently doesn't have the votes necessary for an override of the governor's veto.</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 16:55:02 +0000 Chris McDaniel 28666 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Attempt At Override Of Income Tax Veto Unlikely, Speaker Says