Tandy Proposes Tax Incentives for LEED Renovations

Louisville Metro Councilman David Tandy is sponsoring legislation that would extend tax incentives to people who redevelop older buildings into environmentally-friendly structures. The proposal amends an existing ordinance, and would extend a Tax Assessment Moratorium to buildings that become LEED certified at the end of the renovation.  LEED is a standard for green building design.… Continue reading Tandy Proposes Tax Incentives for LEED Renovations

Post Offices Won't Stay Open Until Midnight On Tax Day

A decades-long tradition of post offices staying open until midnight on tax deadline day has ended.  As a courtesy, many post offices traditionally stayed open until midnight so last-minute tax-filers could get their returns postmarked by deadline.   In an effort to cut costs, the United States Postal Service is closing its post offices at… Continue reading Post Offices Won't Stay Open Until Midnight On Tax Day

States' Funds for Unemployment Benefits Dropping

A sharp rise in unemployment claims has states coming up short of money to pay benefits. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Indiana and Michigan have run out of funds to pay unemployment benefits and 30 other states could soon be in the same situation, according to The National Association of State Workforce Agencies.  Indiana’s unemployment… Continue reading States' Funds for Unemployment Benefits Dropping

Incentives Might Attract Filmmakers

Filmmakers are making more films outside of Hollywood thanks to state tax incentives. More than 40 states are offering big film industry tax credits and Kentucky could be next. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Kentucky has had its share of movies set and filmed in the Bluegrass state from the 1980 film “Coal Miner’s Daughter” to… Continue reading Incentives Might Attract Filmmakers