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Senate Democrat's budget would hike tax revenue

The Senate's top budget writer said on Tuesday he was drafting a proposal that would increase tax revenue and reduce deficits by $4 trillion over 10 years in an effort to keep the country's debt at a sustainable level. Full story

Mo. revenue from tax collections up 3.4 percent

Missouri's tax revenues are up 3.4 percent through the first 10 months of the fiscal year compared with the same period last year. Full story

Jamaica sets up hot line to report tax cheats

Jamaica is asking citizens to report tax cheats. Full story

Quinn: Approve borrowing or lose local tax revenue

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn's administration is suggesting that about $1 billion in tax revenues be withheld from local governments if officials don't get behind a borrowing plan that would allow the state to pay its overdue bills. Full story

Nebraska lawmakers advance cigarette legislation

A bill that would create a way for Nebraska to collect tobacco tax revenue from American Indian tribes advanced Wednesday through a first-round legislative vote. Full story

Intuit says TurboTax use up 11 percent

Intuit Inc. said Thursday use of its TurboTax federal tax preparation software increased 11 percent over the same period a year ago. Full story

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Vt. lawmakers weigh taxes on cigarettes, dentists

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Ky.'s April tax revenues down compared to year ago

Nebraska tax revenue off by $52 million in April


  States fighting for online sales tax

Analysts estimate that between $23-40 billion dollars of tax revenue are lost because of a 1992 U.S. Supreme Court ruling prohibiting states from collecting online sales tax, but that could soon be changing. NBC's Mark Barger reports.