Nebraska Tax News

“The Good Life” Improves for Nebraska’s Retirees and Disabled Persons

“The Good Life” is becoming more attractive to Nebraska retirees. The Nebraska legislature has recently approved limiting Social Security and military retirement taxation for Nebraska purposes for tax years beginning January 1, 2015. Iowa has had similar tax breaks for several years, and now Nebraska is becoming more competitive.

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Staying at Home with Nebraska’s Homestead Exemption

States often offer senior citizens, veterans and disabled taxpayers various tax savings opportunities. Nebraska tries to make home ownership more affordable for these taxpayers through the Homestead Exemption which reduces the real estate tax liability for qualifying taxpayers. The annual applications are accepted after February 1st and  before June 30th each year and affect the following year’s real estate tax liability. The eligibility qualifiers are

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A former Nebraska tax commissioner has been named a vice chancellor for the University of Nebraska at Omaha and University of Nebraska Medical Center. University officials say Doug Ewald will oversee ... [...]
Wed, Jul 18, 2018
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Currently only 19 state senators are from rural areas, leaving them six short of the 25-vote minimum needed to pass bills, making it hard to change current legislation to become more favorable for rur... [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018
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Krist criticized Ricketts for his plan to include a $5 million appropriation for workforce development in Rickett's unsuccessful tax overhaul proposal ... programs to help build up our workforce to ma... [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018
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The restaurant tax also would remain at the same rate ... Check out 42 stories that built, defined and characterized Nebraska The World-Herald has gone back through the archives and uncovered stories ... [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018
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The restaurant tax also would remain at the same rate ... Check out 42 stories that built, defined and characterized Nebraska The World-Herald has gone back through the archives and uncovered stories ... [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018
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LINCOLN — Nebraska closed out its fiscal year with more money than expected in the state coffers. State revenue officials reported Friday that state tax collections for the year ended June 30 topped t... [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018
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LINCOLN — Nebraska closed out its fiscal year with more money than expected in the state coffers. State revenue officials reported Friday that state tax collections for the year ended June 30 topped t... [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018
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The permit fees for hunting, fishing and other game activities totals almost $16 million per year, while entry fees and taxes at Nebraska's state parks and recreation areas totals another $27 million. ... [...]
Tue, Jul 17, 2018
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In 2014, senators overrode a gubernatorial veto to increase Nebraska's gas tax by 6 cents over four years. The hike boosted funding for road repairs and becomes fully phased in next year, when it will ... [...]
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
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In 2014, senators overrode a gubernatorial veto to increase Nebraska's gas tax by 6 cents over four years. The hike boosted funding for road repairs and becomes fully phased in next year, when it will ... [...]
Mon, Jul 16, 2018
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