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  • Rauner talks 'compassion,' 'competitiveness' after bruising campaign

    Rauner talks 'compassion,' 'competitiveness' after bruising campaign
    Following tens of millions of dollars in merciless attack ads, Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner on Thursday emphasized the terms “compassion” and “competitiveness” to describe his vision of Illinois as he unveiled a diverse,...
  • Reader feedback Nov. 7: War widows and widowers gain property tax exemption, off-limits businesses, officials deal with grass

    Amendment passes to give war widows, widowers a property tax exemption An amendment to Virginia's constitution giving war widows and widowers a property tax exemption passed overwhelmingly Tuesday. Theresa Jolly Lee: You have to wonder about that 12.5...
  • Smart tax tips for the end of year

    Smart tax tips for the end of year
    Halloween has just passed so should you be getting ready to serve Thanksgiving dinner, shop for Christmas or Hanukkah, or plan for April? The right answer, since it's about saving significant money, should be: Plan for April. That, of course, is when...
  • Dismal State Tax Climate

    Dismal State Tax Climate
    There are so many Top 10 lists, best and worst surveys, and other rankings floating around that it is hard to know which to take seriously. Well, something rings true about a survey released recently by the Tax Foundation, a Washington-based think tank...
  • Rauner runs risks moving from attack dog to pragmatist

     Rauner runs risks moving from attack dog to pragmatist
    Bruce Rauner long has spoken of the need to demand more from teachers and students alike. But before a conservative audience in Lake County last fall, the then-Republican candidate for governor lashed out at new Common Core education standards aimed at...
  • Rail-car manufacturing workers claim unsafe conditions

     Rail-car manufacturing workers claim unsafe conditions
    Employees of a rail-car manufacturing plant in Rochelle, Ill., that has received millions of dollars in grants, training funds and tax incentives from state and local governments claim their working conditions are unsafe. Nippon Sharyo, which was...
  • United Way seeks 200 volunteers for tax program

    United Way of Palm Beach County's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service, is looking for 200 volunteers to help provide free tax services throughout the county. The free service provides tax...
  • The increasing irrelevance of corporate nationality [Commentary]

    The increasing irrelevance of corporate nationality [Commentary]
    "You shouldn't get to call yourself an American company only when you want a handout from the American taxpayers," President Obama said last week. He was referring to American corporations now busily acquiring foreign companies in order to become non-...
  • We're still a long way from solving minimum-wage issue

    We're still a long way from solving minimum-wage issue
    If there's one thing I've learned from writing about whether the minimum wage should be raised, it's that writing about whether the minimum wage should be raised is a tricky business. There are passionate voices on both sides of the debate, and those...
  • ACA open enrollment, part deux

    On November 15 (and through February 15, 2015), the second open-enrollment period will begin for individual health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Despite a dreadful rollout, during the first Open Enrollment period, 8 million individuals...
  • These tax-smart techniques can cut your health costs

    Now that health care policies are legally required to cover certain services, insurers are intensifying efforts to rein in costs by shifting more of the burden to you. In addition to boosting deductibles, they're increasing cost-sharing for doctors'...