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Minnesota Real Estate Sales Tax Laws

Saturday, December 30th, 2006
Posted by Priscilla

I was checking out some of the real estate tax and sales tax rates and found this information on Minnesota. Anything that is purchased or sold in Minnesota is eligible to be taxed.  This includes real estate too!  There are two types of taxes that you will pay:  real estate ... continue reading

Michigan Real Estate Sales Tax Laws

Saturday, December 30th, 2006
Posted by Priscilla

In Michigan if you own property or buy an item you are going to pay taxes on those items.  The two types of taxes that you will pay are:  real estate and sales taxes.  First let’s talk about the differences between the two taxes.

Real estate taxes are usually ... continue reading

Massachusetts Real Estate Sales Tax Laws

Saturday, December 30th, 2006
Posted by Priscilla

Taxes are the one thing that most of us do not like to pay.  In Massachusetts if you own property or buy an item you are going to pay taxes on those items.  The two types of taxes that you will pay are:  real estate and sales taxes.  First let’s ... continue reading

Maryland Real Estate Sales Tax Laws

Saturday, December 30th, 2006
Posted by Priscilla

In the State of Maryland if you own property or buy an item you are going to pay taxes on those items.  The two types of taxes that you will pay are:  real estate and sales taxes.  First let’s talk about the differences between the two taxes.

Real estate ... continue reading

Maine Real Estate Sales Tax Laws

Saturday, December 30th, 2006
Posted by Priscilla

The State of Maine collects two types of taxes:  Real Estate Taxes and Sales Taxes.  Sales tax and real estate taxes are collected in the various states.  First of all most of us don’t like paying sales tax or any kind of taxes.  However taxes collected help fund various city, ... continue reading

Louisiana Real Estate Tax Laws

Saturday, December 30th, 2006
Posted by Priscilla

Sales and real estate taxes are two of the many taxes that residents and visitors to Louisiana will have to pay.  Some of the tax requirements have changed due to the hurricane in 2005.  Check with your local parish to see what new rules have been created to provide assistance. ... continue reading

Kentucky Real Estate Sales Tax Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by Priscilla

In the State of Kentucky if you own property or buy an item you are going to pay taxes on those items.  The two types of taxes that you will pay are:  real estate and sales taxes.  First let’s talk about the differences between the two taxes.

Real estate ... continue reading

Kansas Real Estate Sales Tax Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by Priscilla

It’s not too often when I look through the miles of taxation legislation and find information regarding real estate and sales taxes but guess what, I have something on the State of Kansas. 

In the State of Kansas if you own property or buy something then you are going ... continue reading

Iowa Real Estate Sales Tax Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by Priscilla

I was looking around and found information on sales and real estate taxes for the State of Iowa.  Many of the taxes collected go to help fund various programs in the state.

In the State of Iowa if you own property or buy something then you are going to ... continue reading

Indiana Real Estate Sales Tax Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by Priscilla

Taxes, especially sales and real estate, are just one of those things in life that must be paid.  These taxes help fund local services in Indiana.

In the State of Indiana if you own property or buy something then you are going to pay taxes on those items.  I ... continue reading

Illinois Real Estate Sales Tax Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by Priscilla

In the State of Illinois if you own property or buy an item you are going to pay taxes on those items.  The two types of taxes that you will pay are:  real estate and sales taxes.  First let’s talk about the differences between the two taxes.

Real estate ... continue reading

Idaho Real Estate Sales Tax Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by Priscilla

Real estate taxes are usually paid once per year or can be paid twice yearly.  These taxes are paid based on the value of the real estate owned.  The property owner is responsible for payment.  Sales tax is paid when goods or services are sold by a retailer or provider.  ... continue reading

Hawaii Real Estate Sales Tax Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by Priscilla

Hawaii does not have a sales tax but they do charge an excise tax of 4% across all the Hawaiian islands.  The excise tax is assessed to all businesses activities which includes retail stores, commissions, rentals and other services.

I  pulled this from the Hawaii taxation website which explains ... continue reading

Wyoming Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

Let’s say you live in Wyoming and your child lives, or moves, to another state, that doesn’t mean you no longer have to support him. According to Wyoming Child Custody Laws, it doesn’t matter where your child lives!

A parent is obliged to provide support to that person’s natural ... continue reading

Wisconsin Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

Under Wisconsin Child Custody Laws, legal custody means that a parent makes decisions affecting the child’s welfare and upbringing. However, in most cases in Maine, both parents share legal custody and therefore both make decisions.

Sometimes a parent does not share legal custody, most often when the parent is ... continue reading

West Virginia Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

How long should you support your child under West Virginia Child Custody Laws? I needed some answers myself, so am happy to share what I’ve found.

According to West Virginia Child Custody Laws, you must support your child until the age of majority. The age of majority is 18, ... continue reading

Washington Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

If you are wondering how grounds for termination of parental rights is treated under Washington Child Custody Laws, then what I’ve learned might be helpful to you.

For the most part, courts don’t terminate parental rights unless there is clear and convincing evidence that the parent, or parents, are ... continue reading

Virginia Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

Getting sole custody under Virginia Child Custody Laws it tough, but in some cases it is possible. A court usually won’t award sole custody to a parent unless there’s a really good reason.

So what comprises a good reason? Compelling reasons would include if a parent has a history ... continue reading

Vermont Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

What do Vermont Child Custody Laws say when a parent is living in Vermont, but a child is living elsewhere?

Vermont Child Custody Laws state that both parents, the custodial and non-custodial, have the duty to provide support for natural and adopted minors, regardless of whether or not the ... continue reading

Tennessee Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

Tennessee Child Custody Laws are a little different for married parents than they are for unmarried parents. While there are several different types of custody for married parents, the rules for unmarried parents are a little more cut-and-dried.

Custody generally goes to the mother if the parents are unmarried. ... continue reading

South Dakota Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

For anyone who is wondering out there, it is possible for someone other than a parent to have custody of a child under South Dakota Child Custody Laws.

If someone other than the parent is going to get custody, first dibs are given to the relative of a child. ... continue reading

South Carolina Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

If you are wondering whether it is possible to get sole custody under South Carolina Child Custody Laws I can tell you this: it’s difficult, but not impossible. A court usually won’t award sole custody to a parent unless there’s a really good reason.

Reasons might include if a ... continue reading

Texas Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

If you are wondering if custody always goes to one parent under Texas Child Custody Laws, then you might be interested in some info that I recently found out.

Basically, custody does not always go to one parent. Custody can be shared in an arrangement that is referred to ... continue reading

Utah Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

In Utah, the parent who has legal custody makes decisions affecting the child’s welfare and upbringing, under Utah Child Custody Laws. But in most cases, divorcing parents share legal custody.

There are a few cases in which a parent does not share legal custody, most often when the parent ... continue reading

Rhode Island Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

I was looking into Rhode Island Child Custody Laws when I came across some info regarding how long you have to support your child. At any rate, here’s what I found out.

According to Rhode Island Child Custody Laws, you must support your child until the age of majority. ... continue reading

Pennsylvania Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

It might surprise you, as it did me, to learn that there are some situations under Pennsylvania Child Custody Laws in which parental rights are terminated. Wondering what they are? Read on.

The first thing you should know is that it will take some clear and convincing evidence that ... continue reading

Oregon Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

If you are wondering how physical custody works under Oregon Child Custody Laws, I’ve been doing some looking into it and probably have some answers.

It is not uncommon for one parent to get physical custody. This doesn’t mean that the other parent doesn’t have legal custody, it just ... continue reading

Oklahoma Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

If you are wondering what the deal is regarding custody and unmarried parents under Oklahoma Child Custody Laws, then you are not alone. Here’s what I found out.

The mother automatically has custody. The father can get custody, but it’s not easy. Since custody is automatically awarded to the ... continue reading

Ohio Child Custody Laws

Friday, December 29th, 2006
Posted by James

I was reading the other day about Ohio Custody Laws, and learned that you have to support your child until the age of majority. At any rate, I was wondering what the age of majority meant so decided to find out.

The age of majority is 18, or until ... continue reading

Georgia Real Estate Sales Tax Laws

Thursday, December 28th, 2006
Posted by Priscilla

Real estate taxes are usually paid once per year or can be paid twice yearly.  These taxes are paid based on the value of the real estate owned.  The property owner is responsible for payment.  Sales tax is paid when goods or services are sold by a retailer or provider.  ... continue reading