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4 years 3 months ago

Expiring credits push new home sales

Sales of new homes posted another large gain in April as buyers rushed to sign contracts before government tax credits expired. The Commerce Department says sales of new single-family homes jumped 14.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000 units. The April gain followed a 29.8 percent...

4 years 7 months ago

Colorado tax hikes would undo tax breaks

The tax hikes lawmakers are rushing to pass to balance the budget would undo about 6 percent of the $2.2 billion in tax credits and exemptions on Colorado's books. They would affect a range of industries, from manufacturing to information technology to agriculture, as well as consumers. Buyers of...

4 years 7 months ago

Ritter rejects tax amnesty for land credits

Gov. Bill Ritter is opposing any legislation to grant amnesty to hundreds of Coloradans whose tax credits for conservation easements are being challenged by federal and state authorities. Ritter's chief counsel, Trey Rogers, says the disputed credits total $100 million - money the state needs with a $1.5 billion budget...

4 years 10 months ago

Hundreds of new solar jobs moving to Colorado

A Germany-based solar company plans to open its first North American manufacturing site in Denver. Gov. Bill Ritter and Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper joined officials from SMA Solar Technology for the announcement Monday. The company plans to start production next year with 300 employees and a capacity to expand the...

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