Products like Gucci purses or Coco Chanel perfumes are examples of luxury items – to be taxed. However, 40 states, including California, currently group tampons in the same “luxury” taxable category.
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The University of La Verne is once again offering free tax assistance to local La Verne residents.
Up until last month, Californians were not charged state tax by such popular online stores as Amazon, but as of Sept. 15, that changed along with some people’s shopping habits.
IRS-trained University of La Verne students and faculty volunteered to provide community members with a free tax return Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings in the Enrollment Management building as part of the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
A recent budget proposal by California Gov. Jerry Brown includes a drastic $12 billion state spending cut.
A junk food tax has caused some uproar and disappointment. Many people who enjoy their high-sweetened sodas, potato chips and other preservative packed foods think it is unfair to impose such a tax, especially since we are taxed enough as it is.
The growing obesity rate in the United States is a big fat problem for everybody. Obesity has increased every family’s health care costs by an average of $1,250, according to New York Times writer David Leonhardt who used statistics from the Center for Disease Control. The unhealthy lifestyles these people lead, which has risen 37 […]
While I greatly enjoyed your Campus Times article, I was quite disappointed that you did not inform your readers, the students, faculty, and staff of the University of La Verne, that they can take both yoga and pilates classes at the University!
On Monday, President Obama unveiled a plan that would close tax loopholes for corporations that invest their money overseas rather than in the United States. The administration claims by doing this the government will raise more than $200 billion during the course of 10 years.