taxes http://waer.org en Miner Vetoes Tax Increase http://waer.org/post/miner-vetoes-tax-increase <p>Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner vetoed a small tax increase Wednesday that was approved &nbsp;last week by Common Councilors. In her letter to the city clerk, Miner says her objection is based not only on the extra spending, but also on the process.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">She says the Council "sprung" a last minute tax increase on residents inside $6.8 million in budget amendments, with no public </span>dialogue<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> beforehand.&nbsp;</span></p><p>In a release from Miner's office, she says:</p> Wed, 14 May 2014 22:23:52 +0000 Hannah Warren & Scott Willis 18233 at http://waer.org Miner Vetoes Tax Increase Tax Season Brings Out Tax Scams for Central New Yorkers http://waer.org/post/tax-season-brings-out-tax-scams-central-new-yorkers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Central New Yorkers are starting start to gather their financial information and receive W-2 forms for tax season.&nbsp; The time is also ripe for <a href="http://www.irs.gov/uac/Tax-Scams-Consumer-Alerts">scam artists preparing their schemes.&nbsp;&nbsp;</a></p><p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 23:03:33 +0000 Chris Bolt 13891 at http://waer.org Tax Season Brings Out Tax Scams for Central New Yorkers Cuomo Promises Surplus in Budget, Boost for Education http://waer.org/post/cuomo-promises-surplus-budget-boost-education <p>Schools hoping for more state aid could see a boost in funding from New York State compared to recent years.&nbsp; Governor Cuomo told The Capitol Pressroom’s Susan Arbetter that education aid in the 2014 budget could increase four percent.&nbsp; He adds that working out what’s fair for each city and school system is the job of the state legislature:</p><p></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 23:33:48 +0000 Chris Bolt 11868 at http://waer.org Cuomo Promises Surplus in Budget, Boost for Education