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  • Blotter: Garbage dumped on Jeep in Wheaton

    Wheaton The following items were taken from Wheaton police reports: A resident reported an unknown individual threw a bag of waste, which included grass clippings, concrete and beer cans, onto the hood of his 2010 Jeep Cherokee, parked in his driveway...
  • Can I shift Roth IRA broker fees?

    Can I shift Roth IRA broker fees?
    Dear Liz: What can I do to stop my broker from deducting trading fees from my Roth IRA contributions, which I make monthly? Let's say I invest $420 each month, but the broker takes $7, or $84 a year. Shouldn't this be payable from a separate source so...
  • Our say: Congress needs to strengthen disclosure law

     Our say: Congress needs to strengthen disclosure law
    Maryland took an overdue step toward more transparent government this year when the General Assembly passed the first major overhaul of the state's Public Information Act in 45 years. We wish we could say the federal government was further along. It isn'...
  • Coral Springs man faces 33 years in prison for preparing false tax returns

    A federal jury has convicted a Coral Springs man of preparing false income tax returns for his clients. Hugo Jean Joseph, 60, will be sentenced in July and faces a maximum of 33 years in prison. After a four-day trial, the jury on Thursday found him...
  • Police blotter: Phony income tax return reported

    Police blotter: Phony income tax return reported
    The following incidents were listed among area police reports. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court can make that determination. Burr Ridge FRAUD A resident of the 100 block of Kraml Drive reported...
  • Talk of the County: Does your tax bill make you laugh or cry?

    Talk of the County: Does your tax bill make you laugh or cry?
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com. For a continuously updating blog of...
  • Americans living abroad set record for giving up citizenship

    WASHINGTON More Americans living outside the U.S. gave up their citizenship in the first quarter of 2015 than ever before, according to data released Thursday by the IRS. The 1,335 expatriations topped the previous record by 18 percent, according to data...
  • No law, no civilization

    Why did Rome and Byzantium fall apart after centuries of success? What causes civilizations to collapse, from a dysfunctional fourth-century-B.C. Athens to contemporary bankrupt Greece? The answer is usually not enemies at the gates, but the...
  • REDEYE FREEKIN WKND BEER UNDER GLASS SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

    1.NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The RedEye FREEkin Wknd Beer Under Glass Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is sponsored by RedEye, a Chicago Tribune Co., LLC...
  • Smart ways to spend tax refunds — or not

    Smart ways to spend tax refunds — or not
    Those federal income taxes are filed (hopefully), and now you can't wait to get your hot little hands on that refund check. There are many smart ways to spend your tax refund, or not. The average refund this year is $3,120, according to the Internal...
  • State Fraud Investigator Accused Of Mortgage Fraud

    State Fraud Investigator Accused Of Mortgage Fraud
    The state employee who manages fraud investigations for the state welfare department was charged with fraud himself Wednesday for lying about his assets on an application to refinance his home mortgage. The U.S. Attorney's office said that...