Palm Beach County Firefighters Drop Plan For Sales Tax Hike

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL – Palm Beach County’s firefighters union dropped its push for a sales tax increase Thursday, bowing to pressure from county officials after months of jockeying over rival plans to pitch a sales tax hike to voters. The firefighters’ withdrawal simplifies what had been a high-stakes race to the ballot. County, school […]

IRS: Firefighter, Police Uniforms Not Taxable

In a letter to U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that firefighters and police officers will not be expected to pay taxes on common clothing items that they are required to wear while on duty. “I am pleased that the IRS has clarified its policy on taxing police and fire […]