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Dire prediction from smoke shop if tax increase on vaping products is passed

Botany Bay, a smoke shop in Lexington, thinks the proposed tax could put some shops out of business. 

Proposal advances to give local governments more tax options

A bill to aimed at giving local governments more options in generating tax revenue has passed the Kentucky House.

Tax on vaping products passes Kentucky House

A bill that would create a tax on vaping products and increase taxes on snuff and chewing tobacco passed in the Kentucky House.

Officials will tour Bevin’s home again to clear tax dispute

Tax officials in Kentucky will get a second tour of Gov. Matt Bevin's Anchorage mansion amid a long-running dispute.

Petition against School Safety tax fails

Voters in Fayette County won't have the chance to overturn a property tax hike.

Petition still lacks enough signatures to force vote on property tax hike

Just a few days left for organizers to get enough names on a petition to force a public vote on a Fayette County property tax hike and they admit they might come up short.

Superintendent Manny Caulk to give annual “State of the Schools” speech

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Today, Superintendent Manny Caulk is scheduled to give his annual State of the Schools speech at 7:30 a.m. at the Lexington...

Petitioners look to get property tax increase on the ballot

Lexington voters, will you have final say on a property tax hike in Lexington?

Kavanaugh reports relatively modest finances, debt repayment

The vetting of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is just beginning, but his public financial disclosures make one thing clear: He’s not as wealthy as many already on the high court.

New service tax to go in effect Sunday

Sales tax is being added to several services you are not used to paying taxes on at all.

Amazon flexes muscles, Seattle backs down on business tax

City leaders said they plan to repeal a tax on large companies such as Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses, an about-face just a month after unanimously approving the measure to help pay for efforts to combat a growing homelessness crisis.

Kentucky Legislature overturns two major vetoes

Major developments came out of Frankfort Friday. Kentucky's republican-led general assembly has rejected two big vetoes from republican governor, Matt Bevin.

Tax reform could impact businesses

Customers and businesses react to a potential sales tax on goods and services that haven't been taxed in the past in Kentucky.

Progressive groups hold protest against GOP Tax Plan

With the senate expected to vote on a federal tax reform bill soon, critics of the proposed plan are taking to the streets calling for its defeat.

Third Kentucky county votes to increase hotel room tax

A third northern Kentucky county has passed a tax increase on hotel rooms to help pay for an expansion of a convention center.

Bluegrass Supply Chain Services expanding in Kentucky

Bluegrass Supply Chain Services is adding 51 jobs at operations in Kentucky.

Daily inmate fees to help pay for overcrowding at the Madison County Detention Center

The Madison County Detention Center has been overcrowded for years but the judge executive has a plan to take the cost burden off taxpayers.

Tax Deadline Tips – Legal Aid of the Bluegrass

Matt Groves and Legal Aid of the Bluegrass Director Joshua Crabtree talk about the extra days this year when it comes to filing your taxes, and what to do if you haven't gotten started yet.

Kentucky returns $302 million in tax refunds

State officials say they have returned more than $302 million in refunds to Kentucky taxpayers.

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