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New jobs fail to boost state income tax revenue

New jobs fail to boost state income tax revenue

INDIANAPOLIS | The improving Indiana job market isn't showing up in state income tax receipts, which last month came in nearly 15 percent below April 2013, despite a 2.8 percent drop in the state's unemployment rate over the past year.

May 09, 2014 2:36 pm Related

Income tax returns due Tuesday

INDIANAPOLIS | The deadline for Hoosiers to file their 2013 federal and state income tax returns is Tuesday.

April 11, 2014 7:41 pm

IRS investigating possible identity theft at Munster schools

MUNSTER | The Internal Revenue Service is investigating several cases of what may be identity theft at the School Town of Munster.

March 10, 2014 6:25 pm

Senate limits rental inspections, Lake tourism oversight

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana Senate acted on 70 legislative proposals Tuesday, the final day for senators to approve or reject plans that previously were passed by the Republican-controlled House.

March 04, 2014 2:28 pm
Pence honored for tax cutting prowess

Pence honored for tax cutting prowess

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is one of six Republicans to receive the Tax Foundation's first-ever award for outstanding achievement in state tax reform.

January 20, 2014 3:00 pm Photos




Indiana breaks into top 10 list for business tax climate

Indiana ranked 10th nationally in business tax climate, giving the Lone Star State a big Texas-sized boot out of the top 10 for the first time, according to a new report.

October 09, 2013 1:39 pm

Indiana has 34th highest taxes on small businesses

Small business owners face lower tax bills in Indiana and Illinois than they would in more than half of all other states, according a recent study.

September 17, 2013 9:30 am

April state revenue tops prior year's total

INDIANAPOLIS | State revenue rebounded last month following a disappointing February and March that saw Indiana's tax receipts dip below 2012 levels.

May 02, 2013 7:00 pm
Pence sure income tax cut will create jobs

Pence sure income tax cut will create jobs

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is certain reducing Indiana's personal income tax rate will create jobs, despite the doubts of legislative leaders and the increase in unemployment that followed distribution of the state's automatic taxpayer refund.

April 20, 2013 11:30 pm Related

U.S. Postal Service offers tips for tax day

INDIANAPOLIS | To make Monday's federal income tax filing deadline as stress-free as possible, the U.S. Postal Service is reminding the public of the several options available for mailing in returns.

April 13, 2013 5:15 pm

House votes to unfreeze Lake property tax revenues

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House has agreed to remove a state-imposed limit on the amount of property tax revenue local governments in Lake County can collect, regardless of whether the county enacts an income tax.

April 10, 2013 5:06 pm Related


Suspected tax fraud can be reported to state online

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Revenue is hoping a new online reporting option will encourage more Hoosiers to notify the state of suspected tax fraud.

March 02, 2013 12:00 am Related

Holiday shoppers boost Indiana sales tax revenue

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers hitting the shopping malls last month helped propel Indiana's sales tax revenue to its best year-over-year monthly percentage growth since June.

January 07, 2013 5:00 pm
Think tank recommends simplifying local income taxes

Think tank recommends simplifying local income taxes

INDIANAPOLIS | A state budget think tank is urging Indiana lawmakers to consider streamlining and simplifying local income taxes.

November 12, 2012 4:15 pm Related

Oct. state revenue beats expectations

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana beat its monthly revenue target in October, marking the third time in the first four months of the budget year state revenue has exceeded expectations.

November 05, 2012 3:49 pm

State surplus boosts pension funds

INDIANAPOLIS | Five state employee pension funds received a windfall payment -- complete with oversized novelty check -- as Gov. Mitch Daniels on Thursday distributed their shares of Indiana's automatic taxpayer refund.

October 04, 2012 2:00 pm

State budget chief optimistic despite revenue dip

INDIANAPOLIS | State tax revenue dipped below expectations in August, but Indiana's top budget official remained optimistic Wednesday about the overall condition of the state's checkbook.

September 05, 2012 1:00 pm

Hoosier taxpayers to share $360.6M in refunds

INDIANAPOLIS | What will you do with an extra hundred bucks?

July 12, 2012 7:30 pm

Indiana's $2 billion in reserve triggers taxpayer refund topping $100

INDIANAPOLIS | Two years of scrimping and saving by Indiana's state government soon will put more than $100 in the pockets of most Hoosiers.

July 03, 2012 10:48 am

State revenue forecast proving accurate

INDIANAPOLIS | State revenue is on pace to meet or exceed estimates when the 2012 budget year ends June 30.

June 04, 2012 12:00 pm
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