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Following you to the grave

Following you to the grave

Given LBK’s average age and providing you plan on being carried out of your present domicile feet first, the new undergrounding tax will follow you to the grave.

September 5, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Liberals hate the middle class

Liberals hate the middle class

The middle class is in trouble. This, of course, we have heard from both parties ad nauseam.

December 15, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Longboat property values rise 5.4%

Longboat property values rise 5.4%

If the tax rate on Longboat stays the same, an additional $467, 618 will be generated through property taxes for the Town’s coffers.

June 2, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Budget: where to cut, when to tax?

Budget: where to cut, when to tax?

At this stage of the discussion, only one commissioner hinted at raising the tax rate and the manager said he will return in June with a budget showing further cuts and the effect they will have on operations and services.

May 28, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Resort tax in Manatee County sets another record

Resort tax in Manatee County sets another record

The Manatee County Tax Collector’s Office states that March set another monthly record for resort tax collections.  The resort tax collections division reported $1.7 million was collected for March resort taxes, the highest ever. The resort tax is the 5 percent paid on rentals of six months or less. The $1.7 million for March 2014 […]

May 28, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Key Election 2014: Candidates talk pensions, taxes and Longboat beauty

Longboat Key Election 2014: Candidates talk pensions, taxes and Longboat beauty

On March 25, Longboat Key voters must decide which commissioners to elect in two contested races, in the At-large seat is L’Ambiance resident Irwin Pastor who is running against Country Club Shores resident Armando Linde. Commissioner Terry Gans is running against Bayou resident Ray Rajewski for the District 3 seat. Commissioner Lynn Larson is running […]

February 23, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town commission sets a maximum operating millage rate of 2.1372

Town commission sets a maximum operating millage rate of 2.1372

The Town Commission voted at its regular commission meeting Monday, July 1 on a maximum millage rate of 2.1372 for the 2013-14 fiscal year. The maximum millage rate is the largest the commission would be able to set when the budget is determined for the next year. The current year’s millage for 2012-13 is 1.8872 […]

July 10, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »

Mr. Obama’s definition of fair and balanced

Mr. Obama’s definition of fair and balanced

Fair and balanced in this case is simply a phrase meant to hide Mr. Obama’s desire to redistribute the accumulated wealth of the country.

January 8, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Getting mugged by reality

Getting mugged by reality

‘If wishes and buts were candy and nuts, Republicans would have a merry Christmas.’

November 18, 2012 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

I’m from the IRS and I’m here to help you comply

I’m from the IRS and I’m here to help you comply

If the White House is correct, Obamacare might be the only non-tax reform bill ever to begin with the hiring of more than 14,500 new IRS agents whose principal mission in life is determining whether your insurance policy needs to be taxed

July 7, 2012 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »