Tag Archives | Taxes

On Tax Day, Small Group Of Activists Explain Where Your Tax Dollars Are Going

On Tax Day, April 15th, a small group of activists took to the streets to inform citizens of how their government is spending their tax dollars. ‘Activists affiliated with NH Citizens Alliance for Action, The American Friends Service Committee New Hampshire Program’s Governing Under the Influence project, and NH Peace Action stood outside Senator Kelly Ayotte’s office on Tax […]

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4-15-15 AFT-NH Legislative Update: The Budget 

The State budget is now in the hands of the Senate Finance committee. They have set up several meeting with agency heads (see below for the schedule). There have been many news articles stating that the Senate has several goals when putting together the budget: uphold previous commitments, including using dedicated money for its intended […]

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Organizations and Small Businesses Call on Governor to Reject Business Tax Cuts, Voice Concern for State Budget

More than 40 organizations, including 18 small businesses, sign letter urging Governor to reject business tax cuts    Concord, NH – Representatives from New Hampshire’s small business, nonprofit, education and faith communities gathered in Concord today to speak against proposed business tax cuts. More than 40 organizations, including 18 small businesses, have signed a letter urging […]

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Senate Ways and Means Votes to Cut Business Taxes While State Struggles to Fund Critical Needs

CONCORD, NH – The Senate Ways and Means Committee today approved two separate bills that together would reduce business tax revenue by tens of millions of dollars at a time when the state is struggling to fund public services vital to New Hampshire’s economic future. SB 1, which would lower the business profits tax (BPT) […]

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SEN. Martha Fuller-Clark: Corporate Tax Cuts: The Solution in Search of a Problem

When you’ve spent as much time in the New Hampshire legislature as I have, you are used to seeing solutions proposed to problems yet to arise. This session is no exception. Currently, Senate Bills One and Two are pending in the Senate championed by some as needed to enhance our business climate. While these bills would modestly […]

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Capital Gains Proposal Would Generate New Revenue While Reducing Property Tax for Thousands

CONCORD, NH – The House Ways and Means Committee today held a hearing on a proposal that would both raise needed revenue for the state and begin to address the lack of equity in its tax system. HB 634 would expand New Hampshire’s existing interest and dividends tax to include capital gains, generating nearly $100 […]

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AFT-NH Legislative Update 2-3-15: Kicking Off The Session

The 2015 session of the NH State legislature is underway and as always, there are many bills to follow and monitor.  Some legislative proposals will garner our support but others will earn our enmity and opposition as we defend the interests of our members and of working people in New Hampshire.  As we review proposed […]

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