Tax Trends in States

  • April 10, 2014

Tax Day looms large every April 15. These Stateline stories help explain recent tax developments in the states, from new rules on education 529 accounts to rules for independent tax preparers and investigations of offshore tax havens.

Stateline writer Elaine S. Povich produced these stories.

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Tax E-Filing Gains In Popularity

Most states are seeing a big uptick in e-filing and faster refunds than ever before. But in...

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Most States Have No Rules For Independent Tax Preparers

Watch out for who does your taxes. Most states don’t require training or licensing for...

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States Pursue Tax Cuts as Recovery Takes Hold

At least 30 states are considering some kind of tax change this year, mostly tax cuts, as the...

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Hunting Lost Revenue in Offshore Tax Havens

States are going after corporations that stash provides in offshore tax havens, as the federal...

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