Tax eBrief: Republicans move to rally against tax increases, and more

Tax eBrief: Tax Increases - Capitol Hill - REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Republicans, who last month let taxes rise on incomes over $400,000 to avert broader tax increases and the “fiscal cliff,” are now ready to stand their ground, regardless of the military cuts. Continue reading

Essential reading: New Yorkers face higher real estate taxes, and more

Reuters - Gary Hershorn

While property values are slowly rising in New York, a quirk in the tax law will drive up property taxes by considerably more, including higher taxes on 69 homes damaged in superstorm Sandy, according to new city data. Continue reading