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Taxes

How natural disasters affect property taxes

Natural disasters can cause millions of dollars in damage. The tornado that hit Joplin, Missouri in 2011 caused about $2.8 billion in property damage. Those who do not have property

Three ways to spot a tax-related scam

For a timely story relating to data breaches, focus your reporting on tax-related scams, which increasingly threaten consumers’ financial security. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a “dirty dozen”

3 more local story ideas on the new tax law

Taxes never sleep. While the time to file taxes has passed, and people have either received a refund or paid the government, the effects of the new tax cuts bill

3 stories to report now on the new tax cuts

Many taxpayers saw an immediate increase in their paychecks after H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Bill, became law on January 1, 2018. But they may not be paying attention

Investigating company claims after the tax cut

Immediately after the tax cut passed in December, companies like Walmart, AT&T, Boeing, Comcast, and Wells Fargo began announcing how they would invest in employees and facilities. Many of these

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