"Immigration reform" is a term just used to rationalize an irresponsible border policy, a Public Pulse writer says.
The Douglas County Board voted to approve the $515 million 2020-21 budget. The county also is not trimming its property tax rate like Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is proposing for the city’s budget.
The Omaha City Council authorized up to $17.5 million in tax increment financing for the Horsemen’s Park redevelopment project.
Sir Sean Connery wanted help with his taxes in exchange for backing the then-government's devolution campaign in 1997, a newly-published memo has revealed.
Most parents don't have to do anything to get the funds, but those who haven't filed tax returns or used the IRS's non-filer tool to receive stimulus checks must take action to get the payments.
Nebraska and Iowa history provides relevant examples.
History is often embarrassing for a country, but let's understand the positives along with the negatives, a Pulse writer says.
Students need instruction in the full breadth of our national history, a Pulse writer says.
The Trump organization and Allen Weisselberg, the company’s longtime chief financial officer, are expected to be charged with tax-related crim…
John McAfee, the outlandish security software pioneer who tried to live life as a hedonistic outsider while running from a host of legal troub…
Pulse writers have sharply differing views on the value of Omaha bus service.
A summer job is a great way for students to earn some extra money while building a resume for the future and learning new things about the working world. Typically, one of the hardest lessons for students to deal with is income tax. Working students may say, "Why is so much of my paycheck withheld? And who is this FICA dude?"
Welcome, students, to income taxes and how they affect the working world that you have joined. There are two main taxes on your earnings:
- Federal Income Taxes – These provide income for operations and services of the federal government.
- Payroll Taxes – These are taxes that fund Social Security and Medicare under the Federal Insurance Contribution Act (the "FICA dude" referenced above). The taxes you pay in go toward covering the eventual services you require. You pay half of this tax obligation (the withheld amount) and your employer kicks in the other...
Diane Battiato said her office is doing what’s required under state law to keep up with the housing market. And she urged taxpayers to take up the issue with local governments that set tax rates.
Eliminate the incentives for people to get rich, or to invest, or to hire, and -- ta dah! -- people will stop doing those things.
The Omaha City Council should reject the TIF request, a Pulse writer says. Two others praise Thomas Wilkins' legacy with the Omaha Symphony.
You may soon receive a letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), but unlike other notices from the agency, you might be thankful to receive this one. That’s because the IRS announced it has started sending letters to more than 36 million families who qualify for the new monthly child tax credit payments. In March, […]
Local government bodies, not the County Assessor/Register of Deeds Office, sets the property tax rates.
From 2014 to 2018, ProPublica said, Warren Buffett saw his wealth rise by $24.3 billion on paper. But he only had $125 million in income, on which he paid $23.7 million.
Nebraska retirees deserved more than the pittance of Social Security tax relief approved by the Legislature, a Pulse writer says.
Here's a look at some of the wins and losses during the 2021 session of the Nebraska Legislature.
The Legislature will work to follow up on issues including boosting Nebraska's competitiveness and protecting natural resources, writes Speaker Mike Hilgers.
Lindstrom of Omaha, a 40-year-old financial adviser and Republican, said he will make his intentions about running for governor known soon.