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‘Incredibly reckless’: Iowa State Senate tax bill would slash revenue by more than $1 billion

The tax bill that will be voted on by the Iowa State Senate this week would cut state revenues by almost $1.2 billion a year when fully implemented, according to an analysis by the Legislative Services Agency released on Tuesday. […]

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Grassley clarifies his comment about average Americans spending ‘every darn penny’ on ‘booze or women or movies’

Sen. Chuck Grassley issued a statement on Monday intended to clarify his recent defense of repealing the estate tax as a way of rewarding people who don’t spend “every darn penny they have” on “booze or women or movies.” Grassley’s defense of the estate tax caused a firestorm on social media over the weekend, with people accusing the senator of being out of touch with reality.
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UI grad students rally against a Republican tax bill that might make college unaffordable

A rally on the University of Iowa Pentacrest protesting the federal tax bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives attracted a crowd of about 60 on Wednesday. The crowd was mostly graduate students, which wasn’t surprising, since the change would drastically increase the amount of taxes grad students pay. […]

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Finish your taxes with Johnson County’s free assistance

Tax season is reaching its peak and Johnson County is here to help with free assistance offered in Iowa City and North Liberty through Apr. 13 — right before this year’s Apr. 18 filing deadline. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA), which celebrated its 10th year of services last week, offers a series of […]

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