taxes

Reader input: New tax is just an attack

The governor calling the state Legislature into special session to consider more taxes on motor vehicles and gasoline is a prime example of government malfeasance.  This tax i ...

Reader Input: Corporations exempt selves

Praise the Lord for the latest,  greatest advancements in religious freedom in our great corporate Christian land. It started when Hobby Lobby Corp. “convinced” ...

Reader Input: Seeing no justice under Obama

Equal treatment under the law? Not in Obama’s America. (I mean) Obama’s executive action that he says is for 5 million immigrants (it will be 4 millions more). Firs ...

Reader input: Put prisoners to work to save tax dollars

I was very glad to hear that we are using inmates to clean up the homeless camps.  They should be put to work on all public works projects.  If every county and state did ...

Reader Input: Higher oil taxes will only hurt

It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that higher oil taxes translate to higher costs for consumers, especially in the form of higher gas prices. We’ll also pay more f ...

Reader Input: Don’t hike fees; cut politicos’ benefits

Re: “Auburn in tough spot on budget,” (Journal, June 24): I find the idea that the Auburn City Council wants to raise our property taxes outrageous. Sure, they&rsqu ...

Reader Input: Let corpeople pay a BS tax

The Bush-stacked Supreme Court decided corporations are people and have the same rights. Call them CORPEOPLE. Don’t regular people, therefore, have the same rights as corpeop ...

Reader input: Sewer in disrepair despite millions in taxes

Every homeowner in SMD No. 1 who pays the sewer tax should protest the recently announced tax increase. Placer County has been collecting this tax for decades. A few years ago when ...

Reader input: President does pay fair share

Does the president get a fair shake? Mr. John Nightingale (Reader Input, April 16)) declares that the president paid taxes at a rate of 18 percent. This is false to fact. The Oba ...

Reader input: Does president pay fair share?

Here is a perplexing tale of paying one’s fair share. “President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama paid $112,214 in federal income taxes in 2012 on adjusted ...

Mail theft, damage cause concern during tax season

Many people find filing their taxes complicated enough, but several Auburn-area residents have had to contend with the additional problem of making sure the Internal Revenue Servic ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Sacramento asks Auburn for Kings support; Rincon del Rio heads to BOS; tax season in Auburn; Newcastle Fire Protection District meets

  Welcome to the Auburn Journal’s “Noon Hour Update,” where we’ll present you with stories and updates on what’s going on in the news and what w ...

Reader Input: Cure us of Tom McClintock

Having attended a sufficient number of (Rep. Tom) McClintock’s right-wingnut love fests to no longer be upset at his surprisingly slim familiarity with the truth or facts, I ...

Reader Input: Leave churches tax-exempt

In response to “Tax churches like businesses,” (Reader Input, Jan. 27): Mr. (Tom) Cavallero writes the Catholic Church has reversed its position on birth control and de ...

Reader Input: Expect taxes to choke a horse

Our tax-and-spend governor decided our state needs another canal to provide water to L.A. This despite the fact that voters turned down the Peripheral Canal. Any Peripheral Canal ...