Are tax returns public records?

Answer Federal income tax returns are not a matter of public record in the United States as of early 2010, meaning they are theoretically private information. However, many politicians voluntarily release... Read More »

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Are sales tax returns public records?

Sales tax returns in a broad sense are public records in all states. But the amount of information released varies widely according to each state's constitution, and that state's attorney general's... Read More »

Are all Tennessee government agencies required to comply with open records or public records?

In general, all government agencies in Tennessee must comply with the Open Records Act. However, there are exceptions. For instance, according to an opinion issued by Tennessee's Office of Open Rec... Read More »

Are marriage records public records?

Public records fall under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and each state has its own FOIA version of what records are public in that state. Many states like Washington include marriage recor... Read More »

Are birth records public records?

For many states, including Florida, California, New York, Alabama and Connecticut, birth records less than 100 years old are not a matter of public record. Access to them is restricted to a few ind... Read More »