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WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2017 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.
Now that the elections are over, Congress will be back in Washington, D.C. next week to begin the lame duck session, President-elect Trump is already beginning his transition and congressional leaders are getting organized for the 115th Congress. To help you digest the results of the election and what it means for county governments, the National Association of Counties (NACo) has released a detailed report, "U.S. Election Insight 2016: What's in Store for the Nation's Counties."
The General Services Administration has announced new lodging rates effective for travel beginning October 1, 2016.
The Montana Association of Counties in its continued partnership with the National Association of Counties and their Financial Services Corporation is pleased to endorse eConnectDirect® as an essential solution for members to manage their fixed-income investment needs. This proprietary tool, developed by Multi-Bank Securities, Inc. (MBS), gives county treasurers visibility to thousands of fixed-income offerings in a market with little transparency. It arms investors with the necessary tools and confidence to select and transact with the fixed-income marketplace.
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2016 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.
NACo has received many questions recently regarding potential next steps once the final Waters of the U.S. rule is published. The purpose of this document is to explore some of the options, both legislative and legal. This document is in no way intended to serve as a recommendation or endorsement by NACo of any particular action.
Counties, farmers, ranchers, other groups support multi-state legal challenge
HELENA – Today Montana Attorney General Tim Fox and 12 other states filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) over the new regulation broadly expanding the definition of “Waters of the U.S.” under the Clean Water Act. The case was filed in the U.S. district court for the District of North Dakota.
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