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Unemployed people in Birmingham to pay council tax

8 January 2013 Image caption The council said the most vulnerable people would still be protected from paying Some unemployed people in Birmingham will have to pay council tax for the first time because of government cuts, the city council has said. The Labour-controlled authority said a 10% reduction in government funding had left it £11m short for a tax benefit scheme. The scheme pays tax bills for people who are out of work or on benefits. From April, people will have to contribute about £200 but the authority will still cover 80% of their bill.

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Council tax band b how much

Home Advice and benefits Council tax Council tax - how much? Council tax - how much? Last year, we delivered on our promise to deliver a cut in council tax to you. This year, we have done the same and again, we are one of the few boroughs in London to have cut council tax. We know that families are having to work hard to make ends meet as the cost of living continues to rise. So, once again we are offering a little extra help back to you in the form of a small reduction in what you will pay for our services. 2,749. 54 As in other London boroughs, the total amount billed for council tax is the sum of two separate charges: An amount independently set by the Greater London Authority as an amount that London boroughs will pay (the GLA Precept).

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Congressmen who owe back taxes

Government Employees Owe $3 Billion in Back Taxes From the you-can’t-make-this-stuff-up department Mark Segraves of WTOP. com reports: At a time when the White House is projecting the largest deficit in the nation’s history, Uncle Sam is trying to recover billions of dollars in unpaid taxes from its own employees. Federal workers owe more than $3 billion in income taxes they failedto pay in 2008. According to Internal Revenue Service documents,276,300 federal employees and retirees owe $3,042,200,000. The IRS tracks the voluntary compliance rate of federal employees and retirees each year, and each year feds come up short.

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Cleaning tips from how clean is your house

How to Properly Clean Your House There are many ways of how to properly clean your house. First of all, different people have different ideas of how to properly clean their houses. Cleaning is based on preferences. For example, below are some of the ideas by various people of how to properly clean a house. Below are house cleaning tips of how to properly clean a home from a lady who has pleny of experience cleaning homes. If I have a day to clean my house from top to bottom, I would start with the ceiling. I would take out all furniture that would be affected by any debris or dirt that might fall from the ceiling.

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Classes on how to do taxes

Download our expense checklist for visual artists PDF Version Download our expense checklist for visual artists Excel Worksheet Version Download our income worksheet for visual artists PDF Version Download our income worksheet for visual artists Excel Worksheet Version Download our 12 month expense worksheet for visual artists Excel Worksheet Version Taxation & tax deductions for the self-employed visual artist By Peter Jason Riley, CPA Artists and taxes don’t seem to mix very well. Taxes and administrating the business of art are often last on the list of concerns for the visual artist.

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Claiming Tax Back When You Have Stopped Working

More and more people have stopped working over the past 12 months, for reasons such as redundancy, early retirement or to pursue other interests. If you have stopped working at some point within the last 6 years part- way through the tax year, you are probably eligible to claim a tax refund from HMRC. Below we have a compiled a list of common questions and answers: I have stopped working, can I claim any tax back? Yes. If you have stopped working any time within the last 6 years you can claim a tax refund. If, however, you stopped working during this tax year (after April 5th) you will need to wait until the end of the tax year before making a claim.

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Tax refund when unemployed or out of work sick

Introduction You can get a refund of tax you have already paid if you were employed and find yourself unemployed. You may also get a tax refund if you are out of work due to illness. You can also get tax back if you are still employed but have paid more tax than you were liable for. Another way to get tax back is through tax relief on services or products that you have bought. Some of the cost of certain services and products can be recouped from the tax you have already paid to the Revenue Commissioners, for example, tax relief for employing a carer and tax relief for third level education fees.

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Hollywood Stars Who Owe Uncle Sam Big Bucks in Back Taxes

Take heart, America. Even celebrities pay taxes on April 15. Well, sometimes. Nicolas Cage ’s bookkeeping got a bit muddled, and now he has to shell out $13. 3 million to the federal government. Joe Francis, founder of “Girls Gone Wild,” forgot, too. His tab? $29. 4 million -- or roughly 5 million margaritas. Sinbad the Comedian? A very unfunny $8. 15 million, which doesn't even include interest and legal fees. Other celebs who owe the taxman big bucks are Pamela Anderson ($1. 7 million), the rapper Nas ($3. 4 million), singer Dionne Warwick ($2.

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Carbon tax what is it

What is the carbon tax? At the centre of the government’s policy on climate change is pricing carbon. Many commentators and politicians have referred to this as a “carbon tax”. The idea is that polluters will pay per tonne of carbon they release into the atmosphere. This cost will initially be set at $23, and increase gradually until 2015, when we will shift to a trading scheme that will let the market set the cost. This is widely thought of as the most effective and least costly mechanism to reduce carbon output and reduce the level of climate change that is occurring.

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Carbon Tax 2012 - How it affects you, and ways you can beat it

Carbon Tax 2012 - How it affects you, and ways you can beat it The carbon tax rolls out July 1st 2012. How will it affect you? It's imperative to know in advance just how much the Government's new carbon tax laws will affect you and your household. Before you know it, July 1 will be here and the rollout will commence. By this time, people who deem the carbon tax as just a ‘political issue’ will be in for a financial shock. It is, after all, a tax. And whether you call it a tax, levy or carbon pollution cover, it's still a pricing mechanism. So get ready to bear the brunt of new costs that will be passed down to you: Australian ratepayers.

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