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Buchholz High School Students Prepare Community Tax Returns

By on April 10th, 2014 | Last updated: April 11, 2014 at 12:21 am

Buchholz High School students are helping prepare tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

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Ocala Faces Lawsuit Over Unauthorized User Fees

By on March 12th, 2014 | Last updated: March 12, 2014 at 4:59 pm

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the city of Ocala for charging allegedly illegal emergency fire service user fees.

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Lafayette educational professionals see delayed pay increase, lack of funds

By on February 12th, 2014 | Last updated: February 14, 2014 at 5:01 pm

Lafayette County education staff receive pay increases 7 months late.

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Wildwood Residents Sue Over Police Fee Tied to Water Bills

By on January 30th, 2014 | Last updated: January 31, 2014 at 4:48 pm

The City of Wildwood is facing a potential class-action lawsuit from residents over a user fee in their water bills from 2005 to 2011.

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Homeowners Frustrated By Increase In Flood Insurance Rates

By on October 4th, 2013 | Last updated: October 4, 2013 at 10:14 am

(Photo: Steve White/Flickr)
An increase in flood insurance went into effect Tuesday, but many Floridians are still voicing their distaste for the new law. The National Flood Insurance wants to collect more from those who it said have been underpaying to bring down their $24 billion deficit.

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Florida Residents Suffer From Federal Government Shutdown

By and on October 1st, 2013 | Last updated: October 2, 2013 at 7:28 am

A select group of North Florida agencies and programs are feeling the effects of the government shutdown.

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In The News: Suwannee homeowners’ increased fee, cyclists propose harsher penalties for fleeing an accident, UF, UM in the top 50 colleges, Gov. Rick Scott talks tax cuts

By on September 11th, 2013 | Last updated: September 11, 2013 at 10:26 am

Clarification: Fire assessment increase passes final hearing – The Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners has voted to raise the fire assessment tax, a yearly fee paid by property owners that is used for firefighters’ salaries and operational costs, from [...]

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Gainesville post offices not extending hours for Tax Day

By on April 15th, 2013 | Last updated: April 22, 2013 at 2:32 pm

Today is Tax Day, which means it’s the last day to send in your taxes if you don’t want to be penalized. Post offices in Gainesville are not extending their hours today as they have in the past.

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A little less taxing: VITA offers free filing services

By on April 11th, 2013 | Last updated: April 11, 2013 at 3:54 pm

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program offers free tax filing services to six north central Florida counties.

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Yoho says no to signing no-tax pledge

By on November 28th, 2012 | Last updated: November 28, 2012 at 4:52 pm

Florida Congressman-elect, Ted Yoho did not sign the “No Tax” pledge written by lobbyist Grover Norquist. He said signing the Norquist pledge would have left him too strictly bound to do his job the right way.

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