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  • State filing liens at faster pace thanks to new software

    State filing liens at faster pace thanks to new software
    The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue is "cleaning out the queue" of old tax debts and is filing liens at an accelerated pace — thanks to the ongoing installation of a new tax software system. The result has been an autumn spike in business...
  • Hearing set on property tax levy for Northbrook Glenview District 30

    Hearing set on property tax levy for Northbrook Glenview District 30
    A slight increase in the 2014 property tax levy for Northbrook Glenview School District 30 will be discussed at a public hearing Dec. 11, followed by a school board vote. An initial vote by the board approved an increase of 1.5 percent for inflation and...
  • In Theory: Should nonprofits endorse candidates?

    According to a story on Politico.com, in the recent election some pastors across the nation endorsed candidates from the pulpit, ignoring IRS rules barring nonprofits from participating in political campaigns. Although that means they’re using tax...
  • Aundré Bumgardner: Carrying The Hopes Of His Party On His Slender Shoulders

     Aundré Bumgardner: Carrying The Hopes Of His Party On His Slender Shoulders
    State Rep.-elect Aundré Bumgardner of Groton is a socially progressive politician with a strong libertarian streak. An environmentalist who was endorsed by the NRA, he supports legalized abortion, reinstating tolls at the state's borders and an earned...
  • Will Jonathan Gruber kill Obamacare?

    Will Jonathan Gruber kill Obamacare?
    Was Obamacare sold on a pack of lies or just political spin? Questions like that have turned Jonathan Gruber, who helped create President Barack Obama's health care plan, into a possible threat to its survival. That's why Obamacare opponents can...
  • Seven US corporations paid more to their CEOs than to Uncle Sam in 2013

    Seven US corporations paid more to their CEOs than to Uncle Sam in 2013
    WASHINGTON — Seven of the 30 largest U.S. corporations paid more money to their chief executive officers last year than they paid in U.S. federal income taxes, according to a study released Tuesday that was disputed by at least one of the companies....
  • Easton closes in on 2015 budget, commuter tax hike

    Easton closes in on 2015 budget, commuter tax hike
    Easton city council moved closer to passing a 2015 budget Monday that will reduce or leave largely unchanged the tax burden on its residents. But some non-residents who work there are likely to see an increase. During the council's final hearing on...
  • Tax attorney used IDs of dead children to avoid taxes

    A former San Diego tax attorney and accountant who used the IDs of dead children to avoid paying taxes was sentenced Monday to federal prison for 57 months. Lloyd Taylor, 71, was convicted of 19 felonies. He "tried in every conceivable way to avoid...
  • Orland Park residents can apply for property tax rebate

    Orland Park residents can apply for property tax rebate
    Orland Park is now accepting applications for its annual property tax rebate program through Dec. 12. Eligible residents can submit applications online at optaxrebate.com or submit a paper application by mail or in person at Village Hall at 14700 S....
  • Kentucky 'dark-money' group grew rapidly in 2014 election cycle

    Kentucky 'dark-money' group grew rapidly in 2014 election cycle
    The Kentucky Opportunity Coalition, a conservative political nonprofit group, wasn’t very busy before last year. It didn’t raise or spend a single dollar in all of 2012. When the year ended, it had just $904 in its bank account. But its...
  • Higher Emanuel fees and taxes add up

    Higher Emanuel fees and taxes add up
    As the Chicago City Council prepares to approve his latest budget Wednesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel repeatedly has reminded voters that he didn't raise city property taxes during his first four years in office. But that doesn't mean homeowners haven't had...