A district court has ruled that if North Carolina wants to collect sales taxes, it can ask Amazon for the information it needs, but no more. By asking for detailed info about residents' purchases, the court said the state went too far.
As the U.S. prepares to complete the latest round of base closures, tens of thousands of military personnel and civilian employees will be on the move in the next 12 months. For military families, moving can involve some difficult choices.
Even Hurricane Earl can't break the spirits of those living in beach towns along the East Coast. Thanks to the hot weather, convenient location and Canadians, tourism along the coast has skyrocketed this summer.
More states are hiking tax rates on the sale of retail items, gasoline and cigarettes according to a recent survey of state consumption taxes.