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  • Tapping retirement accounts penalty-free before 59 1/2

    Workers are retiring earlier these days, whether by choice or not, and many find they need to withdraw funds from retirement accounts prior to age 59 1/2. That's the age when account holders can take distributions from 401(k) plans and traditional and...
  • Time is right to repeal the federal income tax

    Time is right to repeal the federal income tax
    A high-level official of the Internal Revenue Service declares her innocence before a congressional committee and then asserts the Fifth Amendment right that she had effectively just waived. Incriminating emails have surfaced, while others are declared...
  • Hogan tells veterans he would eliminate state income tax on military pensions

    Hogan tells veterans he would eliminate state income tax on military pensions
    Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan told veterans Wednesday that he would eliminate the state income tax on military pensions if elected. “This tax is not only bad economic policy, it’s also unfair to the men and women who have...
  • Break California into 6 states? How uncool

    Break California into 6 states? How uncool
    As a native Californian who was born in Oakland, raised in the San Fernando Valley, schooled in Berkeley and now living in Venice, I’d like to say one thing to Timothy Draper, the Silicon Valley kajillionaire pushing the idiotic breakup of the...
  • Exemption on gain from home sale not affected by fate of property

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: We've been offered enough money to pay off our current mortgage and net $250,000 cash from a developer who is assembling acreage to build townhomes. Will we be subject to taxes because it's not a sale where someone...
  • Rauner urges phase-out of income tax hike, broadening of sales tax

    Rauner urges phase-out of income tax hike, broadening of sales tax
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner proposed phasing out the state’s income tax increase, broadening the state’s sales tax to some services, and freezing local property taxes without voter approval as part of a strategy that he said...
  • Milford Mill students get a boost before they get to calculus

    Milford Mill students get a boost before they get to calculus
    Three years ago, no student at Milford Mill Academy passed the Advanced Placement calculus exam, which made it clear that unprepared students were being pushed into the high-level class. In an attempt to change that, a dozen high school students who...
  • Bruce Rauner: Phase out income tax hike, widen sales tax

    Bruce Rauner: Phase out income tax hike, widen sales tax
    Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner issued his most expansive plan yet to deal with Illinois' finances, proposing Thursday to phase out the state's 2011 income tax hike, broaden the state sales tax to include some services and freeze local property...
  • California pols have failed vocational education students

    To the editor: Please tell me why low-income students have to pay big bucks for vocational degrees when California should be providing the education in public schools. ("Corinthian boosted figures to obtain federal funds," July 16) The real "smoke and...
  • Rauner, Quinn and your taxes

    Rauner, Quinn and your taxes
    On Thursday, Bruce Rauner came a long way toward answering the many voices — this page included — that had criticized his gossamer-thin proposals for reviving Illinois' economy and governance. The Republican candidate for governor issued his...
  • Kraft CFO digs into new role

    Kraft CFO digs into new role
    Even after 19 years with the world's largest household-products company, Teri List-Stoll wasn't itching for a change. But the opportunity to become CFO of Kraft Foods Group in 2013 merited a closer look, says List-Stoll, who was approached about the job...