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  • In Howard, seeds of optimism

    In Howard, seeds of optimism
    Just as the first green sprouts of spring give rise to optimism for better days ahead, there are hopeful economic signs in Ellicott City, where Howard County Executive Ken Ulman this week proposed a budget that — wait for it — anticipates...
  • Finding caregiver tax deductions

    Finding caregiver tax deductions
    Q. Are there any tax deductions or credits that I would be eligible for due to caring for my husband who has Alzheimer's? Yes, there are. Consult your tax person for the details, but here are some guidelines. Deductible care-giving costs may include:...
  • Dems scramble for tax deal amid Quinn's inauguration

    Dems scramble for tax deal amid Quinn's inauguration
    SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois Democrats are scaling back a major income tax increase as they search for votes in a frantic, last-ditch effort to deal with the state's crippling budget crisis. After rank-and-file lawmakers balked at a 75 percent hike in the...
  • Illinois taxpayers wake up to new reality: 67 percent hike

    Illinois taxpayers wake up to new reality: 67 percent hike
    While most Illinois taxpayers were asleep early Wednesday, their wallets and bank accounts were being lightened by Illinois lawmakers desperate for more revenue to ease a crushing state financial crisis. The morning-after reality was this: The state...
  • McCain unsurprised by Powell Obama nod

     
    (AP Photo/FOX News Sunday, Gary Gardiner) by Frank James Sen. John McCain, appearing on Fox News Channel this morning, responded to Gen. Colin Powell's nationally televised endorsement this morning Sen. Barack Obama for president. Powell's was a coveted...
  • Michael Hiltzik: How to overcomplicate a tax break

     
    ... tie it unnecessarily to the payroll tax, that's how. The White House seems to be suggesting that the tax break for the middle and working class in its negotiated package is distributed through the payroll tax because Republicans insisted......
  • Tax returns, CMB and the inconvenient news archives

     
    February 11, 1992: U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon, who said he has made his tax returns since 1969 available, called on his Democratic primary opponents Monday to release more personal financial data. Chicago lawyer Albert Hofeld, who has placed his net......
  • Weeks in review

     
    Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review with Joel Weisman (WTTW): Host Joel Weisman with Mike Mulligan (WSCR-AM 670 The Score and Chicago Sun-Times), Charles Thomas (ABC-7 News), David Greising (Chicago News Cooperative), Abdon Pallasch (Chicago Sun-Times)....
  • The Quinn empire strikes back

     
    After a long weekend of keeping a very low public profile on the tax issue, the Quinn administration is showing signs of fighting back against critics. Here's a fact sheet his office just sent over (note to the easily confused......
  • From the archives: Braun's money-related controversies

     
    More background from the Tribune archives on the mayor's race (see, previously, Rahm Emanuel, Freddie Mac and the big bucks years and Chico walks the ethics line) Braun denies wrongdoing in Medicaid flap September 30, 1992 An apologetic yet feisty......
  • Quinn for the win in border war: Now, can the Bears make it 2 in a row against Wisconsin?

     
    We can only hope that Sunday goes as well for Illinois in the battle against Wisconsin as Wednesday did. If the Chicago Bears best the Green Bay Packers on the gridiron the way Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn bested Wisconsin Gov.......