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FY18 city budget spotlights public safety, infrastructure

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

Just about everyone agrees that the College Station Police Department has outgrown its current building on Texas Avenue. That’s why the city council last year unanimously approved a new police facility. 905 more words

Public Communications

Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Aug. 10)

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Aug. 1,250 more words

Public Communications

Property Tax Rate Decrease Proposed In Tarrant County

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A 1 cent decrease from the current tax rate was proposed along with a balanced budget to the Tarrant County Commissioners Court Monday. 126 more words


GST Council may finalise e-way rules today

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council is likely to lower tax rate on Saturday on job works making fabric to garments to 5 per cent and put in place a mechanism for online registration of goods above a certain value before they can be transported. 137 more words

Council to discuss 2018 budget, but don't expect zero per cent tax increase

Councillors will soon start debating how much Windsor taxpayers will owe the city next year, but with $10 million to $20 million needed in cuts just to match 2017, Mayor Drew Dilkens says another zero per cent increase is virtually impossible. 512 more words

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Ford Motor Q2 profit rises to $2.04 bn on lower tax rate

Ford Motor Co on Wednesday reported a higher quarterly net profit that beat expectations because of a lower effective tax rate than the same period a year earlier and increased sales of more profitable pickup trucks in the US market. 52 more words

Should Capital Gains Be Taxed The Same As Other Income?

Among those favoring lower tax rates for capital gains, a common argument is that investment income (at least at some point) was earned income upon which taxes were paid and that taxing the income from the investment of such funds is double taxation, punishing those who put their money to work. 363 more words