One of the biggest problems concerning tax collection is that the federal government pays people who owe money to state or local government. For those that are responsible for the management of state and local funds – the business of government – this presents a huge problem. But for Arlington County Treasurer Frank O’Leary, it also presents a huge opportunity.
The Office of the Clerk of Superior Court in Fulton County, Georgia is looking for someone to revamp their electronic data management system, according to a recent request for proposals.
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli issued a statement Wednesday regarding the fiscal ramifications of the Senate stalemate in Albany. And Wednesday also marked the first payday since he promised to withhold paychecks from all 62 State Senators.
In an effort to help state and local governments figure out ways to maximize their tax revenue recovery efforts, Governing.com held an online forum this week, highlighting best practices from tax officials in Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina.
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced last week the release of property tax data that is intended to give taxpayers the ability to compare tax rate and levy data for their community.
The Rockefeller Institute released a report today, finding that sales tax data from the October-December quarter of 2008 indicates it was the worst decline in the last fifty years.