Progressive aldermen appeared ready to pass an ordinance blocking Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to use $1.5 billion in TIF money on four huge projects.
Some long-term Lake View residents say they are being punished for working hard to revive their neighborhood, Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) said.
Here are four things tax pros say could indicate that it’s time to stop itemizing and take the standard deduction.
“All I can deal with right now is the first year. … I’m not gonna give you a blanket guarantee that it’s forever,” Daley said Thursday.
The new tax law is adding a wrinkle to traditional end-of-year money moves.
Here are a few things tax pros say you should know about the child tax credit and how you can take maximum advantage of it on your tax return.
It’s common practice for office seekers to complain with a broad brush about tax burdens. But such sweeping statements often oversimplify the issue.
A proposal backed by the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, community groups and other advocates anticipates generating $150 million a year that woul
The budget includes an array of investments in summer jobs, mentoring and nuts-and-bolts housekeeping services like rodent control and tree-trimming.
Vallas wants a “third-tier pension program” in which city employees earning more than $100,000 a year contribute more toward pensions and health care.
As elections approach, an AARP survey looks at a state worried about its finances – and what voters are willing to put up with to fix it.
Tips to ensure your teen’s summer employment or after-school foray into the working world doesn’t stick you with a tax-related cleanup job in April.
The city has identified dedicated funding sources for all four city employee pension funds. But Chicago taxpayers have paid a heavy price.
A city document declares there is no reason 100 valet operators at 400 locations should pay just $2.1 million in annual tax revenue to the city.
About $19.5 million will soon go out to thousands of Cook County homeowners in a massive tax refund after new legislation went into effect this month.