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  • How to keep Hollywood in Hollywood

    How to keep Hollywood in Hollywood
    Faced with a crisis of "runaway production" that is threatening one of Los Angeles' signature industries, California lawmakers are poised to quadruple the amount of money available to help persuade film and television productions to remain in the state....
  • Paying people to vote: What has our democracy become?

    Paying people to vote: What has our democracy become?
    To the editor: Americans believe their government to be a beacon of light. Our republican form of government, with democratic institutions and free elections, cannot tell us how to vote or tightly limit who can vote. ("Panel wants L.A. to look at using...
  • Chicago Motor Club Building to become hotel

    Chicago Motor Club Building to become hotel
    It was once Chicago's "temple of transport," a mini-art deco skyscraper that offered a panoply of visual delights, from stylized flowers carved into its limestone facade to a soaring lobby graced with a spectacular mural of highways spanning the U.S....
  • Lawmakers Unveil Overhaul of California's Film and TV Tax Credit Lottery

    California's means of awarding film and television tax credits would switch from a lottery system to one based on an applicant's ability to create new jobs, according to an outline of a series of amendments to pending legislation to expand and extend...
  • Top 10 Urban Cars

     
    From squeezing between a Dumpster and a wall to holding your breath as a bus hard aports past your bumper, cities can be an automotive minefield. And cars are often the casualties. Need proof? Look no further than auto insurance......
  • Taking countermeasures against fake IRS callers

     Taking countermeasures against fake IRS callers
    Write this down and tape it to your grandparents' telephone: The Internal Revenue Service does not contact people by phone to demand payment for unpaid taxes or threaten them with arrest or deportation if they do not send money immediately. The IRS...
  • New Trier puts $89 million tax hike on November ballot

     New Trier puts $89 million tax hike on November ballot
    The New Trier Township High School District 203 Board of Education on Thursday unanimously agreed to ask voters for permission to borrow $89 million to help pay for a proposed $100 million renovation of the aging Winnetka campus. The tax increase...
  • California bill would provide bomber tax credit for Northrop Grumman

    California bill would provide bomber tax credit for Northrop Grumman
    With almost no debate, the state Assembly on Monday unanimously approved a nearly half-a-billion dollar potential tax credit for Northrop Grumman Corp. should it win a new Air Force bomber contract and build the aircraft in California. It now is back in...
  • End of tax credit in North Carolina could send filmmakers packing

    By Marti Maguire RALEIGH, N.C., Aug 15 (Reuters) - The looming end of tax breaks that helped lure major film and television productions such as the Hunger Games and Sleepy Hollow to North Carolina has supporters fearing Hollywood will take its bright...
  • U.S. Treasury looking at increase in master limited partnerships

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department is looking into increased use by companies of the master limited partnership (MLP) as a business structure, a department spokesperson said on Monday, hours after a pioneering user turned its back on...
  • Bank of America could get tax break on part of $16 billion mortgage settlement

    As Bank of America prepares for a possible multibillion-dollar settlement with the government, the deal is expected to share a feature common to similar settlements with other banks a big portion that's tax-deductible as a business expense. The...