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  • Police blotter: aggravated assault, multiple IRS scams

    Police blotter: aggravated assault, multiple IRS scams
    The following incidents and arrests were listed among the official reports of the Wilmette and Kenilworth police departments. Readers are reminded an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. Court...
  • IRS hotline wait times double from last year, watchdog says

    IRS hotline wait times double from last year, watchdog says
    Wait times for taxpayers who called the Internal Revenue Service's toll-free hotline more than doubled to nearly 25 minutes over the past year, according to a federal watchdog report released Thursday. "This filing season it has become increasingly...
  • When the wealthy prosper, we all win

    To the editor: I'm not particularly rich — I have to grub for as much money as I can eke out, like most people. But I have no problem seeing billionaires get tax breaks. Why is that? ("How the Republicans are trying to make the rich even richer,"...
  • Today: Feeling Unlucky. NFL's Risky Business.

    Hello. I'm Davan Maharaj, the editor of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines you shouldn't miss today. a img{ border:none; } .left{ float:left; } .right{ float:right; } .clear{ clear:both; } .hide{ display:none; } .featureWrap{ border:...
  • IRS says prominent Texas businessman, late brother owe $3B

    The IRS wants $3.2 billion to cover back taxes that it says are owed by a prominent Texas businessman and his late brother who the IRS says hid income by setting up overseas trust funds. The Internal Revenue Service detailed its claim in documents...
  • REDEYE FREEKIN WKND CHICAGO CRAFT BEER WEEK 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 Chicago Craft Beer Week Media Kickoff Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is sponsored by RedEye, a...
  • Tips for parents considering helping their child buy a home

    Rising prices and a dearth of homes for sale in many markets have made it harder for many looking to buy their first home. One of the biggest obstacles many are facing is saving up for a down payment, particularly in hotter markets where competition...
  • Filers scramble to beat income-tax deadline

    Filers scramble to beat income-tax deadline
    About 85 percent of American taxpayers file their returns online, but Heather Mullins isn't one of them. The Winter Park mother of five said she's busy enough without scrolling through online forms and instructions that seem overwhelming. Besides, her...
  • Gary School Board fires finance chief

    Gary School Board fires finance chief
    Without comment, the School Board fired the district's interim chief financial officer Tuesday. The action happened after Michael Washington was suspended with pay last month, according to school spokesman Michael Gonzalez. No reason was given for the...
  • 5 things to know about Tax Day: For most, it's not that bad

    Wednesday is the deadline for filing income tax returns, a day long associated with the dread of rushing to fill out complicated forms and, perhaps, making a payment to Uncle Sam. But for most, it's not that bad. Aside from the complicated forms, tax...
  • House uses Tax Day to pass bills to 'rein in IRS abuse'

    House leaders used Wednesday's tax filing deadline to pass a package of bills designed to protect taxpayers from potential abuse by the IRS, a response to recent scandals at the agency. One bill would prevent IRS employees from using personal email...