taxes

Hans Pennink / AP

Proponents of raising taxes on New York’s wealthiest say they have a new impetus to increase the state’s revenue – the continued bad news from Washington about deep federal cuts to health care and other areas.

Mike Groll / AP

A leading budget watchdog group is accusing Governor Cuomo of fudging the numbers in his state budget to appear to stay within his self-imposed 2 percent per year spending cap.

Mike Groll / AP

The leader of the New York State Senate Republicans says he’s not happy with what he says is over $800 million in new taxes and fees tucked away in Governor Cuomo’s new state budget.

Hans Pennink / AP

One of the chief arguments over the state budget will be whether to renew an income tax surcharge on New York’s wealthiest, known as the millionaire’s tax.

Gunnar Rathbun / AP

Big box retailers and advocates for the poor are teaming up for their “biggest fight ever.” It’s against congressional Republicans who want to change the corporate tax code, in particular, taxes on imports and exports.

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