taxes Section

Transportation, vehicle taxes, First Fridays & more on Council agenda

Transportation, vehicle taxes, First Fridays & more on Council agenda

On the agenda for Monday night’s regular Burien City Council meeting: discussion on the 2020-2025 Transportation Improvement Program, vehicle taxes, signs, a presentation on Burien First Fridays,... [Read more]

United Way of King County’s FREE Tax Preparation available until April 18

United Way of King County’s FREE Tax Preparation available until April 18

We’re half way through tax season and United Way of King County wants everyone to know that they’re still providing free tax preparation services to the community – until April 18 – through... [Read more]

United Way of King County opens Free Tax Preparation Sites

United Way of King County opens Free Tax Preparation Sites

United Way of King County announced that it is ready to help individuals and families who earn less than $66,000 file their taxes: When tax time comes around, thousands of hard-working people in King County... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber has concerns about Inslee’s proposed new budget

Seattle Southside Chamber has concerns about Inslee’s proposed new budget

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee recently proposed a new, two-year budget that calls for $3.7 billion in new and higher taxes, and also includes a 9 percent capital gains tax, which would take Washington from... [Read more]

Port of Seattle passes new budget, will invest in local airport communities

Port of Seattle passes new budget, will invest in local airport communities

The Port of Seattle passed one of its most significant budgets in the last decade this week, continuing its major investments in infrastructure and facilities, and charting a new course for community and... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help United Way of King County’s Free Tax Preparation

Volunteers needed to help United Way of King County’s Free Tax Preparation

Volunteers are needed to help United Way of King County’s Free Tax Preparation Campaign: United Way of King County’s Free Tax Preparation Campaign has been proudly assisting low- and middle-income... [Read more]

Seattle Southside RTA concerned with King County Exec’s new tax proposal

Seattle Southside RTA concerned with King County Exec’s new tax proposal

By Scott Schaefer King County Executive Dow Constantine on Wednesday (May 23) announced a proposal that would change the intended allocation of lodging tax dollars away from the local tourism industry,... [Read more]

United Way offering free tax preparation services through April 19

United Way offering free tax preparation services through April 19

United Way is offering free tax preparation services online and at 30 locations throughout King County – including Burien – from now through April 19. Households making under $66,000 can have their... [Read more]

Burien property taxes up 18% over 2017; but city will get only 1% more

Burien property taxes up 18% over 2017; but city will get only 1% more

By Jack Mayne Burien property taxes are going up more than 18 percent this year, but don’t blame the Burien city government – blame the Washington Legislature for approving the new school financing... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome New Advertiser – H&R Block!

Welcome New Advertiser – H&R Block!

We’d like to offer a hearty welcome to our newest advertiser: H&R Block! The folks at H&R Block have years of tax preparation experience. They are affordable. They are neighborly and friendly. And... [Read more]

United Way of King County’s Free Tax Prep can help residents in need

United Way of King County’s Free Tax Prep can help residents in need

From our friends at United Way King County: Clara works two part-time jobs and makes $30,000 a year to support herself and her two children. Every week she makes decisions on how to budget their money.... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help United Way’s Free Tax Preparation service

Volunteers needed to help United Way’s Free Tax Preparation service

From our friends at United Way of King County: Maria, a single mother of two making $30,000 a year, has to regularly choose between education, car repair, or dental care. But during the last tax season,... [Read more]

LETTER: Resident wants City of Burien to not pay taxes to support Port of Seattle

LETTER: Resident wants City of Burien to not pay taxes to support Port of Seattle

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Greetings Council, As I mentioned in the... [Read more]

United Way FREE Tax services provided at Burien Goodwill until April 20

United Way FREE Tax services provided at Burien Goodwill until April 20

Take the stress out of filing your taxes and maximize your refund – have United Way of King County prepare your return for FREE! United Way of King County is offering free tax preparation services in... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help United Way’s Tax Prep program

Volunteers needed to help United Way’s Tax Prep program

Volunteers are needed to help United Way’s annual Tax Prep program, which benefits low-and-middle income individuals and families by providing free tax services. Tax time can make an unstable situation... [Read more]

Sponsored Post DAL Law Firm: Some tax debts can be discharged in a bankruptcy

DAL Law Firm: Some tax debts can be discharged in a bankruptcy

From Advertiser DAL Law Firm: Dealing with Tax Debt? We Might Be Able to Help! We’ve heard from many clients that they think that their debt to the IRS can’t be discharged in bankruptcy. Well, we... [Read more]

JACK MAYNE: Should tax dollars be spent on unreasonable records requests?

JACK MAYNE: Should tax dollars be spent on unreasonable records requests?

Commentary by Senior Writer Jack Mayne (click “Play” button to hear audio version:) http://www.b-townblog.com/wp-content/images/JackMayne-PublicRecords090916.mp3 Do South King County taxpayers want... [Read more]

Special Burien Council meeting to discuss possible financial policies Monday

Special Burien Council meeting to discuss possible financial policies Monday

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post was revised with updated information on Monday, Aug. 22, 2016: The Burien City Council will be holding a special meeting starting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 22, to discuss... [Read more]

United Way of King County offering free tax return services at Burien Goodwill

United Way of King County offering free tax return services at Burien Goodwill

Take the stress out of filing your taxes and maximize your refund – have United Way of King County prepare your return for free! United Way of King County is offering free tax preparation services in... [Read more]