• Five Atlanta mayoral hopefuls top $1 million in fund-raising; State transit panel hires consultant; Isakson: Tax reform won't be easy; Gov. Deal receives Four Pillar Award

    10 days ago - By Biz Journals

    Capitol Vision: A weekly recap of state and local government.
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  • Your Money Adviser: The Benefits of Health Savings Accounts

    Your Money Adviser: The Benefits of Health Savings Accounts

    10 days ago - By NY Times

    H.S.A.s offer a triple tax benefit, and if you change jobs, the H.S.A. moves with you. But they're available only with high-deductible health insurance plans.
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  • There's a clear reason Democrats are so intent on saving the state and local tax deduction

    There's a clear reason Democrats are so intent on saving the state and local tax deduction

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    The Wall Street Journal reports Republicans in Congress are looking for a way to partially preserve the federal income tax deduction for state and local taxes paid, after many Republicans from high-tax states reacted with alarm to their initial tax proposal, which called for abolishing it.
    Democrats are also highly defensive of the provision. The Journal characterizes Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York as saying there is no acceptable compromise on the issue.
    "Rather than pursuing a partisan path, Democrats should drop this provision," Schumer said in a statement on...
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