Thursday, February 14, 2013
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to offer advice to help answer tax questions.
Welcome to Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comment section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. It's time to file your taxes and Patch wants to help you find the answers to your questions, but we needed some help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts:
Monday, February 11, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can answer reader questions offer their expertise this week.
It's time to file your taxes, and Patch wants to help find the answers to some of your questions, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice. If you are a local tax professional and can answer reader questions in our comment section this week, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post along with your email address. Two: You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Feb. 14. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous Patch Pro posts: So what do you say, who wants to be our expert?
Sunday, December 30, 2012
One item on your April 2013 ballot might be a plan to raise sales taxes across St. Louis to pay for improvements in area parks and at the Gateway Arch.
When the April 2013 election arrives, you might be asked to vote on a potential hike to sales taxes in the city of St. Louis and both St. Louis and St. Charles counties. Keep this in mind. The increase would be 3/16 of one cent, and would help pay for improvements in area parks and at the Gateway Arch, among other things, reports the St. Louis Beacon. In a Dec. 13 article, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the money collected from the tax increase would be split in the following ways: The Missouri General Assembly approved the tax over the summer, but it still requires regional support across St. Louis, the Post-Dispatch reported. If lawmakers in St. Louis and both counties approve the issue, then it is expected to appear before …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The West County EMS and Fire Protection District stated in a news release that it's reducing the 2012 residential tax rate and rolling back the debt service rate.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The following information was provided by the West County EMS and Fire Protection District in a news release. The West County EMS & Fire Protection District’s Board of Directors has approved a 2012 residential tax rate reducing taxes by $0.0020 (cents) while setting a rate of $0.8960 (cents) per $100 assessed valuation to be distributed between general, ambulance, dispatch, pension and debt service funds. Additionally, the debt service rate is being voluntarily rolled back by $0.2040 (cents) per $100 assessed valuation. The West County EMS & Fire Protection District continues to have the second lowest residential tax rate of any fire protection district offering EMS in St. Louis County. "We realize the impact the economic challenges have …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The publication reported Tuesday that the U.S. Senate candidate's company was late paying taxes on an aircraft.
Until now, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Missouri) had been the source of controversy this election cycle over well-documented problems with paying taxes on an aircraft. But Tuesday, citing information provided by a "Democratic operative" the website Politico reported that John Brunner (R-Frontenac) was late paying his property taxes for a plane owned by his company, Vi-Jon Services. Check out Politico reporter David Catanese's reporting on the issue, including response from the Brunner campaign. Does this disclosure change your opinion of the race at all? Tell us in the comments.