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My father’s 1959 tax return

Cagle Cartoons, Tom Purcell
Apr 11 2014 - 11:47am

(Editor's Note: This is an excerpt from Tom Purcell's new book, "Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on a World Gone Nutty!")I stumbled upon my father's 1959 income tax return a few years ago. How I long for the simplicity he enjoyed when he filed his taxes that year.For 1959, my father paid a measly 5 percent in federal taxes, even though his...

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Seniors get tax return help from AARP volunteers

Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 4:44pm

RIVERDALE -- In the Riverdale Senior Center computer center, a group of AARP volunteers sits before keyboards and monitors wearing blue denim buttoned-down shirts adorned with red lettering.

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Study: Utah 28th in local tax burden to residents

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Apr 2 2014 - 1:36pm

WASHINGTON -- Utah residents shoulder the 28th highest state-local tax burden in the country, according to the Annual State-Local Tax Burdens report released today by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation. Using the most up-to-date data available, the report shows that taxpayers in Utah paid 9.4% of their collective incomes in state and local taxes in...

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Top 20 Weber RAMP recipients

Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 22 2014 - 5:15pm

Top 20 RAMP recipientsThese are the top recipients of grants from the tax that benefits recreation, arts, museums and parks in Weber County. For more information about RAMP, go to www.co.weber.ut.us/ramp.1) Weber County Sports Complex (The Ice Sheet): $2 million2) Weber Pathways: $1,124,036 over eight years 3) Treehouse Children's Museum: $1,...

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After 10 years of community projects, Weber RAMP tax up for renewal

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 22 2014 - 5:10pm

OGDEN -- The quarter-cent sales tax that fuels recreation, arts, museums and parks throughout Weber County comes up for renewal on November's ballot.In 2004, 50.6 percent of the county's voters narrowly approved the penny levy on every $10 purchase. A decade later, the effects of what is known as RAMP can be found almost everywhere, its far-...

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Davis school board member opposes tax break for Kaysville store development

Bryon Saxton, Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 26 2014 - 6:29pm

KAYSVILLE -- To boost its economic base and offer services to residents on the west side of town, Kaysville City leaders are looking to the Davis school board for a 15-year tax break, a maximum of $1.8 million.The city could then invest the funds into infrastructure for a 17-acre development anchored by a Smith's Marketplace food and merchandise...

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IRS warns taxpayers of 'Dirty Dozen' in tax scams

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Feb 20 2014 - 10:33am

PHOENIX - -The Internal Revenue Service today issued its annual "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams, reminding taxpayers to use caution during tax season to protect themselves against a wide range of schemes ranging from identity theft to return preparer fraud.

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Bill would force state’s hand on severance tax

Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Feb 6 2014 - 2:33pm

SALT LAKE CITY - A bill speeding up the process to implement new severance tax requirements has cleared a key hurdle.

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My father’s 1959 tax return

Cagle Cartoons, Tom Purcell
Apr 11 2014 - 11:47am

(Editor's Note: This is an excerpt from Tom Purcell's new book, "Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on a World Gone Nutty!")I stumbled upon my father's 1959 income tax return a few years ago. How I long for the simplicity he enjoyed when he filed his taxes that year.For 1959, my father paid a measly 5 percent in federal taxes, even though his...

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Seniors get tax return help from AARP volunteers

Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 4:44pm

RIVERDALE -- In the Riverdale Senior Center computer center, a group of AARP volunteers sits before keyboards and monitors wearing blue denim buttoned-down shirts adorned with red lettering.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 4:57pm


Study: Utah 28th in local tax burden to residents

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Apr 2 2014 - 1:36pm

WASHINGTON -- Utah residents shoulder the 28th highest state-local tax burden in the country, according to the Annual State-Local Tax Burdens report released today by the nonpartisan Tax Foundation. Using the most up-to-date data available, the report shows that taxpayers in Utah paid 9.4% of their collective incomes in state and local taxes in...

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Top 20 Weber RAMP recipients

Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 22 2014 - 5:15pm

Top 20 RAMP recipientsThese are the top recipients of grants from the tax that benefits recreation, arts, museums and parks in Weber County. For more information about RAMP, go to www.co.weber.ut.us/ramp.1) Weber County Sports Complex (The Ice Sheet): $2 million2) Weber Pathways: $1,124,036 over eight years 3) Treehouse Children's Museum: $1,...

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After 10 years of community projects, Weber RAMP tax up for renewal

Cathy McKitrick, Standard-Examiner staff
Mar 22 2014 - 5:10pm

OGDEN -- The quarter-cent sales tax that fuels recreation, arts, museums and parks throughout Weber County comes up for renewal on November's ballot.In 2004, 50.6 percent of the county's voters narrowly approved the penny levy on every $10 purchase. A decade later, the effects of what is known as RAMP can be found almost everywhere, its far-...

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