business enterprise tax http://nhpr.org en Hassan Pushes For Hiring, Spending Freeze In Wake Of Sudden Revenue Shortfall http://nhpr.org/post/hassan-pushes-hiring-spending-freeze-wake-sudden-revenue-shortfall <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Maggie Hassan issued an Executive Order Wednesday that would freeze state hiring and purchasing, as well as out-of-state travel. T</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">he governor says the freeze is needed following a dramatic drop in revenue last month.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p> Wed, 14 May 2014 16:40:21 +0000 Amanda Loder 48480 at http://nhpr.org Hassan Pushes For Hiring, Spending Freeze In Wake Of Sudden Revenue Shortfall House Kills Plan To Make Nonprofits Pay Business Tax http://nhpr.org/post/house-kills-plan-make-nonprofits-pay-business-tax <p>The 173-163 vote mostly followed party lines, with Democrats opposing the bill and all but 9 Republicans supporting it.</p><p></p><p>The bill sought to lower the rate of the business enterprise tax&nbsp; from .75 to .68 percent but require large nonprofits to pay it.</p><p>House Ways and Means Chair, Susan Almy (D-Lebanon) said the proposal would put what she called fragile charities at risk and said it would be wrong to keep the bill alive, even if only to study it.</p><p>"We can’t leave all of these organizations hanging in terror. Kill this"</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 21:31:17 +0000 Josh Rogers 44581 at http://nhpr.org House Kills Plan To Make Nonprofits Pay Business Tax Bill Would Make Large Nonprofits Pay Business Tax http://nhpr.org/post/bill-would-make-large-nonprofits-pay-business-tax <p>A veteran state lawmaker wants large non-profits -- like hospitals and colleges -- to pay the state’s business enterprise tax.</p><p>Hooksett Republican David Hess says making large nonprofits like hospitals, private colleges and prep schools pay the business enterprise tax would allow that tax’s rate to drop for everyone else.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 21:18:25 +0000 Josh Rogers 41764 at http://nhpr.org