Politicians are looking at ways to raise more money without raising taxes. Taxpayers are looking for all their tax filing material. Those were the topics last week at my other tax blog.
Some type of gambling already is allowed in almost every state, so it's no surprise that state politicians in both parties are starting to embrace additional gambling options within their borders.
It's not just the dollars such activities could bring in. Gambling is a way to get much-needed cash without raising taxes.
Some taxpayers are gambling on getting their taxes done by the impending filing deadline. The reason? They're unorganized.
That's true of my Lone Star State neighbors in Houston, the most unorganized of the country's 25 largest cities. The most tax-organized metro area? Boston.
You can check out new posts each Tuesday and Thursday at my Bankrate Taxes Blog. And if you happen to miss them there, you can find a wrap-up here each Saturday.
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