NEW YORK — The modern income tax was passed 100 years ago on a simple premise — it would apply only to the top one-half of 1 percent of the population and it would be easy to fill out — just one page.
WASHINGTON — Tax day is always a busy day for the tax hysteric crowd: the folks who think it is outrageous that we tax people to pay for things like Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and infrastructure.
Montana has the seventh-best tax climate for businesses in the 50 states, according to the 2014 ratings released recently by the Tax Foundation.
Rejecting recommendations for probation, a federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a farm feed supplement salesman from Billings to a year in prison for income tax fraud.
HELENA — The Montana Senate backed a one-time income tax cut of $47 million Thursday as lawmakers continue to hash out competing budget priorities that threaten to chew up a projected surplus.
HELENA — Here are some major tax bills before the 2013 Legislature, their financial impact to the state general fund over the next two years and their status:
HELENA — A Republican House member is proposing to simplify Montana’s individual income taxes and flatten the tax structure by switching to a single rate and eliminating most tax credits.
HELENA — Swimming against the tide of a tax-cutting, Republican-controlled Legislature, a Democratic senator wants to raise state income taxes on Montana’s highest-income earners.
Montanans toiling on their 2012 tax returns should know that state lawmakers are considering bills that could vastly change the tax forms and state income tax structure in tax year 2014.
HELENA — A Great Falls legislator said Tuesday that he wants to simplify Montana’s individual income taxes and make it so married couples who filed their taxes jointly aren't penalized.
HELENA — Montana’s tax system, which raises more than $1.87 billion a year in general-fund revenue, is fairly volatile, balanced, progressive but at times difficult for taxpayers to complete their returns and for the Revenue Department to administer.
What do you think of Congress agreeing to raise income taxes only on those earning more than $400,000 a year ($450,000 per couple?
I own a restaurant franchise here in Billings, so that makes me one of those small business owners Mitt Romney was referring to during the heat of the presidential campaign when he suggested that ending the Bush tax cuts for household income above $250,000 a year will hurt small business job…
A two-time income tax scammer vowed to a federal judge Wednesday that he wasn’t the same person who filed tax returns using the names of dead people.
A Billings man admitted Wednesday to receiving $86,000 in federal income tax refunds by filing returns using the names of dead people in addition to filing his own false return.
HELENA — Nine candidates for governor spoke at the Montana Economic Developers Association conference in Helena on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Ideas for improving the federal tax system are launched almost daily. Though promoted as simplifying and rationalizing our extremely complex tax code, almost all lack critical details. But with tax cuts expiring and automatic spending cuts looming, taxation will return to the center of debat…
HAVRE - A state senator from Box Elder says he is resolving federal tax liens filed against him for failure to pay income tax.
Sidney resident William Barry Van Hook admitted he filed a false income tax return by failing to report more than $400,000 in income for a year.
Members of the Magic City MoveOn Council hold a' Tax Day, Make Them Pay' gathering at 10th Street and 27th Avenue in Billings on April 18, 2011.