Tax Rules When Selling Your Home

How the gains from the sale of a primary residence are taxed has changed in recent years. If you have recently sold your home,...

You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…

You may have to make estimated tax payments if you earn income that is not subject to withholding, such as income from self-employment, interest,...

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The varied reasons to donate art range from a personal affinity for a museum, the desire to create a legacy, and the tax consideration...

Six Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Who among us wants to pay the IRS more taxes than we have to? While few may raise their hands, Americans regularly overpay because they...

Death is No Excuse

The federal government is an equal-opportunity tax assessor. Even the dead can’t escape taxes. The final accounting required of the deceased is not limited to...

The 2016 “Dirty Dozen” Part 2

Every year the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) releases its "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams, spotlighting the myriad ways that people try to separate...

The 2016 “Dirty Dozen” Part 1

Every year the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) releases its "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams, spotlighting the myriad ways that people try to separate...

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Lady Patriots win by 45 over Lady Spiders

The Independence women’s basketball team put up big numbers in all four quarters en-route to a 81-36 non-conference road win Wednesday at Concord High...

Strong second half lifts Lady Patriots to win

On Monday night the Independence women’s basketball team continued the program’s strongest start to a season in recent history with a 61-46 win over...

Lady Patriots hold off Hickory Ridge 47-42

The Independence women’s basketball team won 47-42 in its conference opener Friday night at Independence High School.  The victory was the Lady Patriots’ first...

Patriots bounce back with win over Hickory Ridge

The Independence men’s basketball team responded to a three game losing skid by scoring early and often in a game where they never trailed...

Mint Hill residents shopped local Dec. 14th at the 2nd Annual Pop Up Christmas...

With overcast skies and festive music in the air, Mint Hill shoppers came out to support local businesses at the 2nd Annual Pop-Up Christmas...

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Mint Hill residents shopped local Dec. 14th at the 2nd Annual Pop Up Christmas...

With overcast skies and festive music in the air, Mint Hill shoppers came out to support local businesses at the 2nd Annual Pop-Up Christmas...

Changing of the Guard

New Mayor & Commissioners take oath of office. All Photos by Paul Imirie

Butler defeats Rocky River at Dawg Pound 62-52

The Butler Bulldogs who have a young basketball team this season led the vast majority of the basketball game with one exception during the...

Shop Local: Best last-minute holiday gifts for under $20

It’s December 18.  T minus one week until Christmas morning.  The Mint Hill Christmas Pop-Up Shop has come and gone.  Mint Hill Historical Society’s...