taxes http://wamc.org en Stephen Gottlieb: Let's Understand The Argument About Balancing The Budget http://wamc.org/post/stephen-gottlieb-lets-understand-argument-about-balancing-budget <p>When the Bush Administration took us to war in Iraq and Afghanistan, they decided not to pay for those wars with taxes. In fact they insisted on giving people tax breaks, including those for whom war taxes would not have affected their lifestyles. The well-understood consequence was that someone else would pay for the wars. At the time the talk was that the next generation would have to pay.</p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:50:00 +0000 Stephen Gottlieb 86117 at http://wamc.org 3/18/14 Panel http://wamc.org/post/31814-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Newsman Ray Graf, and Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain.</p><p>Topics include:<br />Flight 370<br />US Sanctions<br />NYS Senate on Tuition for illegals<br />Tax Preparer Clean-Up<br />Big Bang Theory Boost<br />TU Stories</p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 86079 at http://wamc.org 3/18/14 Panel Plenty Of Questions About Cuomo's Tax Plans http://wamc.org/post/plenty-questions-about-cuomos-tax-plans <p>The New York state legislature has finished its hearings on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal, and will be ready to start crafting a spending plan once they return from the President’s Day break. One of the final hearings focused on the governor’s tax cutting plans, and lawmakers had plenty of questions. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 23:06:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 83913 at http://wamc.org Plenty Of Questions About Cuomo's Tax Plans Taxes A Focal Point In 2014 Session http://wamc.org/post/taxes-focal-point-2014-session <p></p><p>One of the top issues of the 2014 New York legislative session will be taxes. While Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to cut taxes, some, including New York City Mayor -elect Bill de Blasio, want to raise them. Mon, 23 Dec 2013 23:06:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 80468 at http://wamc.org Taxes A Focal Point In 2014 Session 8/13/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/81313-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelsists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock and Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Times Union</p><p>Topics include:<br>Bulger Verdict<br>Drug Sentences<br>Stop and Frisk<br>Bigger Hospitals and Bills<br>Taxes<br>SUNY Grads<br>Lord &amp; Taylor Returning to the Capital Region</p><p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 71323 at http://wamc.org Stephen Gottlieb: Taxes http://wamc.org/post/stephen-gottlieb-taxes <p>I’m tired of hearing that lower taxes will bring new business. Politicians chant low taxes like a mantra that answers everything. Governor Cuomo offers to starve many New York communities of money for services by barring them from taxing new business.</p><p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 19:48:00 +0000 Stephen Gottlieb 68355 at http://wamc.org 5/30/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/53013-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Editor of the Daily Gazette, Judy Patrick, and Times Union Capitol Reporter, Jimmy Vielkind. Ray Graf moderates.</p><p>Topics include:<br>Former Bush Official Said to Be Obama Pick to Lead F.B.I.<br>Holder Faces New Round of Criticism After Leak Inquiries<br>A Second Democrat Calls for Silver to Resign<br>CSEA attacks Cuomo tax-free zone plan<br>Saratoga racino expansion's inclusion of theater space<br>Cuomo's new tax free zones<br>The end of the NY legislative session<br>Gloversville ice cream trial</p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Ray Graf 65911 at http://wamc.org Cuomo's Tax Free Zones Draw Mixed Reviews http://wamc.org/post/cuomos-tax-free-zones-draw-mixed-reviews <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has been traveling the state promoting a plan to allow new businesses to go tax free for up to a decade if they locate near a State University campus.&nbsp; The plan, which is yet to be drafted into bill form, has raised some questions.</p> Sat, 25 May 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Karen Dewitt 65521 at http://wamc.org Cuomo's Tax Free Zones Draw Mixed Reviews 4/15/13 - Panel http://wamc.org/post/41513-panel <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock and Ray Graf, and Mike Spain, Associate Editor of the Times Union. Joe Donahue moderates.</p><p>Today's topics include:<br>• Times Union Headlines<br>• Latest on North Korea<br>• April 15th – Tax Day<br>• Immigration Bill Support</p><p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 62237 at http://wamc.org Mass. Awarded $44M in Film Tax Credits in 2011 http://wamc.org/post/mass-awarded-44m-film-tax-credits-2011 <p>BOSTON (AP) — Film companies have been awarded $44 million in Massachusetts tax credits for projects filmed in 2011, with nearly two-thirds of new spending generated by the productions going to individuals and businesses located out-of-state, including many individuals making more than $1 million.</p><p></p><p>That's a jump over the $18 million in credits in 2010.</p><p>The Department of Revenue report credited the increase on the return of multiple major feature films being made in Massachusetts.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Associated Press 60419 at http://wamc.org Mass. Awarded $44M in Film Tax Credits in 2011