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State high court hears appeal on taxation of same-sex couples

...voters who, 14 years ago, approved the measure. "I think the electorate would be surprised," he said.Alaska tax exemption law allows seniors over age 65 and disabled veterans to exclude from their property tax the first $150,000 of assessed...
Sales tax break should be applied on non-prepared foods

...but it's important to be on the lookout. The Kenai Peninsula Borough's finance director said since the sales tax exemption law went on the books in 2008, a few vendors each year have forgotten to apply tax breaks. Items not subject to the tax...
Senior exemption left alone

...cut it to a new cap or reduce it altogether to the mandated state level was one voters likely should decide. The exemption law was first established in the mid-1980s when the state exempted seniors and disabled vets from taxes on the first...
Bills could bring tax relief

...adopted, would make $40 million available to reimburse 24 boroughs and cities for their losses due to the state?s exemption law. Hal Spence can be reached at .
Prop 1 would cap senior exemption on which they pay no taxes. The value of senior citizens' homes freed from taxation by the state and borough exemption laws has grown from about $173 million in 1999 to $471 million in 2007, according to borough figures. When only the...
New exemption rules pitched

...Mayor John Williams and Assemblyman Paul Fischer have proposed an ordinance lifting a provision of the property tax exemption law that now limits the time qualifying senior homeowners may be absent from the borough to 120 days per tax year. Ordinance...
Senior exemption on tap tax exemption under amendments proposed by Borough Mayor John Williams and Assemblyman Paul Fischer. The current exemption law prohibits qualifying senior homeowners from being gone from the borough longer than 120 days per tax year, except...


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