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Daily Local News – March 21, 2018

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Black Lives Matter activists met with Bloomington Mayor John Hamilton at 3 p.m., this afternoon; The Indiana Department of Natural Resources will hear public comment over proposed wildlife rule changes, including a measure forcing animal control to euthanize captured raccoons, possums and coyotes; At least 1,300 customers in Brown County were without power for hours this morning, according to The Brown County …

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Trump Tariff Proposal Misrepresents Purdue Study

A study by Purdue University is being used by the federal Commerce Department, as the basis for President Trump’s proposed steel tariff plans. Thomas Hertel, of the Global Trade Analysis Project at Purdue, says his study is being misused by the Commerce Department to sell the administration’s 25 percent tax on imported steel. Hertel wrote in a statement that the …

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New Food and Beverage Tax to Take Effect

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A new countywide food and beverage begins Thursday. The one percent tax is being applied to hot foods, and foods comprised of two or more ingredients that are sold as a single item. Though county officials passed the tax into law in December, some still have concerns about its effect on low-and-fixed income individuals. County Council member Marty Hawk says …

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Daily Local News – November 8, 2017

A New York Times article released this afternoon alleges that the Indiana University Foundation off-shored assets in the Cayman Islands, Vice President Michael Pence will visit Plainfield tomorrow to advocate for the Trump administration’s tax reform bill, and low-income families in Indiana can now apply for financial heating assistance. Feature: Bloomington Planning Director Terri Porter accuses City Council member Chris Sturbaum …

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New Income Tax Proposed by Ellettsville Town Council

Last night the Ellettsville Town Council discussed a new income tax that Monroe County taxpayers might soon be paying. The tax would be one quarter of one percent. For a person earning $50,000 a year, that would amount to $125. We bring you some of last night’s discussion now for today’s WFHB community report.

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Income tax may raise to support juvenile services

The Monroe County Council showed support for raising a local income tax April 8. But the council pushed for the tax to cover even more expenses than it already does, raising questions that led the council to delay a vote on the issue. The tax is known as the Juvenile County Option Income Tax. It originally supported only the county’s …

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United Way of Monroe County Launch Free Community Tax Service

United Way of Monroe County and the Financial Stability Alliance for South Central Indiana and partners have launched the Free Community Tax Service for this year in Monroe and Owen counties. Community Initiative Director, Ashley Hall says the program started four years ago. “A lot of our sites in the community had been offering volunteer tax assistance many years before …

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Monroe County Treasurer’s Office Late On Financial Reports.

Two Monroe County officials gave a presentation Tuesday in hopes of quelling fears about a looming financial dilemma. The officials spoke before the County Council about the fact that the County Treasurer’s Office has fallen several months behind on required financial reports. Without filing the monthly documents, the county would be unable to distribute tax money to other units within …

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Medical Device Tax Hits Close to Home

As Americans prepare for the onset of the Affordable Care Act next year, the medical device industry in Indiana is still pushing for a repeal of a tax that was passed along with the Act in 2009. The medical device industry is one of the largest employers in Monroe County, and throughout Indiana. There are roughly three hundred and twenty-five …

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