tax

Study: Taxing Soda Could Save Millions From Diabetes

(CNN) - Taxes on sugary drinks can lead to major health gains and reductions in health care costs, according to a new study. The journal Circulation article indicates there are real health and economic benefits of taxes on sodas…

Report: Tax-Filing Deadline Could Be Extended

(CNN) - The U.S. Treasury is considering pushing back the tax deadline as coronavirus continues to spread. The New York Times is reporting the Treasury and White House have been discussing extending tax season beyond April 15th. This comes…

BBB Warns Of Being 'Ghosted' By Tax Preparer

(CNN) - Be cautious about your taxes. The Better Business Bureau is warning Americans about "ghost tax preparers." That's when an uncertified individual does tax paperwork; which can lead to problems for taxpayers. The ghost tax preparer does all…

H&R Block Closing 400 Locations

(CNN) - H&R Block is closing 400 locations amid a lowered sales and profit outlook for the rest of 2018. The tax preparation service's CEO said Tuesday most of the locations that will close are smaller stores. The company's…

Tax Apps

Tech guru PC Mike Wendland looks at popular tax apps.

Canada Proposes $1 Per Gram Marijuana Tax

(CNN) - Canada is looking to tax recreational marijuana. Canada's Department of Finance reaffirmed Friday that not only does it want to legalize recreational marijuana, but that it wants to put a dollar-per-gram tax on it. The proposal sent shares…

House to Unveil Final Version of Tax Plan-Wednesday

(CNN) - House Republicans are expected to release their final version of a tax reform bill on Wednesday afternoon. They've been working on the bill for some time, but members of the ways and means committee were still hammering out…

Tax Extension Deadline

(CNN) - Did you file for a tax extension this year? If so, today is the day to file! Millions of Americans filed for a six-month extension on their 2016 federal returns earlier this year. That extension ends today. So…

Deal: July tax revenues up 7.1 percent

NEWS RELEASE Gov. Nathan Deal announced on Monday that Georgia‚Äôs net tax collections for July totaled nearly $1.72 billion, for an increase of $113.4 million, or 7.1 percent, compared to last year when net tax collections totaled roughly $1.61 billion.…