Reminder: Hurricane Prep Tax ‘Holiday’ Begins Friday

By | Homeowner Tips, Hurricane, Money Matters, Taxes

By Tom Urban and Jim Turner Many hurricane-related items are sales-tax free May 29-June 4, notably generators costing up to $750. Retailers hope the “holiday” will also reenergize their businesses. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Starting Friday, Florida shoppers who are slowly emerging from coronavirus stay-at-home orders can avoid paying sales taxes for one week as they… Continued

May 28, 2020

Tax overhaul could chill affordable housing construction

By | Taxes

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Dec. 6, 2017 – Municipal governments worry the tax overhaul in Washington, D.C. could chill the construction of affordable housing as homelessness reaches a crisis point on the West Coast. Officials with the housing authority in Portland, Oregon, said Tuesday the U.S. could lose nearly 1 million units of affordable housing… Continued

December 7, 2017