Ghana approves tax on electronic payments despite opposition protest

ACCRA, March 29 (Reuters) – The Ghanaian parliament on Tuesday approved a new 1.5% tax on electronic payments, known as “electronic collection”, after the opposition left in protest. Finance Minister Ken Ofory-Ata proposed an electronic levy in November to expand the tax network and presented it as a panacea for Ghana’s financial woes. The opposition … Read more

UK Plastic Packaging Tax beauty personal care impact on cost, innovation and collaboration

Great Britain Tax on plastic packagingwas due to take effect next week, April 1, 2022. From this date, any company that manufactures or imports finished components of plastic packaging – empty or filled – will be charged 239 euros (200 pounds) per tonne for materials containing less than 30% recycled plastic by 10+ tons over … Read more

Arizona judge blocks voter-approved education tax

HOENIX – A judge on Friday permanently blocked the state from imposing voter-approved surcharges from the rich to help fund education. Maricopa County Supreme Court Justice John Hanna said there was no legal way to spend the funds raised by proposal 208. This is because revenue, which was initially estimated at more than $ 800 … Read more

Voter-approved Arizona education tax dead after court ruling

PHOENIX (3TV / CBS 5 / AP) – The Arizona education tax of the rich to increase education spending, approved by voters in November 2020, has been permanently blocked by the courts. Friday’s ruling by Maricopa County Supreme Court Justice John Hanna was a long-awaited one after the Supreme Court ruled in August that the … Read more

How to offset college costs with education tax credits

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., number NMLS 1681276, referred to below as “Credible,” is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote products from our partner lenders who reimburse us for our services, all opinions are ours. Tax benefits on education help offset the cost of … Read more

Newsom’s education agenda: More of the same means more failure | Opinion

Although the school’s mask mandates have received headlines, Californians should be concerned about Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed agenda for education, which he championed this week in his address to the state. This pours more tax dollars into a failed system without any requirements for better results. Newsom is offering total education funding of $ 119 … Read more

Tax cuts vs. education: What Utah Republicans, Democrats have to say

On Tuesday, Utah Democratic lawmakers said Utah lawmakers could and should have done better for teachers and classes, with their budget of about $ 26 billion, which was completed by midnight on Friday. Meanwhile, Utah lawmakers continue to cut tax revenues on public education, said minority leader in the House of Representatives Brian King, of … Read more

Marion County, Florida school board seeks renewal of 1-mill education tax

Four of the five members of the Marion County School Board want to give the public the opportunity to vote for a real estate tax refund of 1 million for the third time to continue funding music, arts and physical education programs, and school security. Board member Don Browning, who was appointed by Governor Ron … Read more

Wisconsin Technology Council: State Senate joins Assembly in unanimous support for improving Wisconsin’s investor tax credit law

Madison, Wisconsin – On Tuesday, the Wisconsin Senate 33-0 voted to pass Assembly Bill 759, which will make it easier for young companies to stay in Wisconsin as they grow and create jobs by expanding beyond. Efforts to pass the bill were led by the Wisconsin Technology Council. Earlier it was unanimously adopted at the … Read more

Pittsburgh councilor proposes tax on higher education and medical services to fund infrastructure

Pittsburgh City Council MP Ricky Burgess on Tuesday introduced two bills that impose a 1% tax on residents and non-residents of the city who benefit from tax-exempt medical and higher education institutions in Pittsburgh. It is unclear whether the taxes, which repeat a similar initiative by former Mayor Luke Ravensthal more than a decade ago, … Read more