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  • Park Ridge must redo tax referendum

    Park Ridge must redo tax referendum
    Park Ridge aldermen must re-approve the recently OK'd referendum question asking residents whether to pay more property tax to the Park Ridge Public Library for four years, thanks to the city's newly revealed property value plummet. On June 16, aldermen...
  • With IRS embroiled, time is right to repeal federal income tax

    A high-level official of the Internal Revenue Service declares her innocence before a congressional committee and then asserts the Fifth Amendment right that she had effectively just waived. Incriminating emails have surfaced, while others are declared...
  • Editorial: Minimum wage hike imperils Chicago job creation

    Editorial: Minimum wage hike imperils Chicago job creation
    "The repeated failure of well-intentioned programs is not an accident. The failure is deeply rooted in the use of bad means to achieve good objectives." — The late University of Chicago economist Milton Friedman   Before we mull what hiking...
  • $500,000 in TIF funds recommended for former hotel site

    $500,000 in TIF funds recommended for former hotel site
    With questions over potential tenants answered, two of three members of Elmhurst's Finance Committee agreed Monday to recommend approval of up to $500,000 in tax increment financing funds for the developer of the former Waverton Hotel site. The project,...
  • Los Angeles Sees 33.7% Surge in 2nd Quarter TV Production

    A shift in the timing of TV production -- with more early summer premieres -- has led to a 33.7% surge in second-quarter TV activity in the Los Angeles region, according to a report by the FilmL.A. agency. The report showed 5,761 permitted days of TV...
  • Senators urge Treasury to fix money fund tax concerns

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is pressuring the Treasury Department to relieve money market fund investors from tax rules that will kick in if the Securities and Exchange Commission decides to force some funds to float their...
  • How California can best fight climate change

    How California can best fight climate change
    California's landmark climate change law, AB 32, has created a promising cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gases that has put the state on track to meet its emissions goals for 2020, kick-started the state's green technology industry and generated...
  • Corbett draws links between pensions and school tax hikes

    HARRISBURG — As Gov. Tom Corbett reasserts his case for changing the retirement benefits for future state and school workers, he has emphasized a connection more tangible to voters than that of state budget pressures: increases in local property...
  • Pay whatever taxes you owe - regardless of what the neighbors think!

    A reader tells his neighbor that he plans to spend the next couple of weekends painting various rooms in the summer house he owns with his wife. "You rent out an apartment in your primary house, don't you?" the neighbor asks. The reader tells him that...
  • AbbVie to buy Shire in $55-billion deal that slashes tax rate

    AbbVie to buy Shire in $55-billion deal that slashes tax rate
    Illinois drug maker AbbVie Inc. said Friday it would buy European rival Shire for $55 billion and reincorporate in Britain, allowing the company to slash its tax rate in the latest move by an American firm to shelter its foreign earnings. The deal...
  • Delray officials set initial property tax rate

    Delray officials set initial property tax rate
    Delray Beach's property tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year will start out lower than the current rate, but that doesn't mean property owners will pay less in taxes. Late Tuesday, Delray commissioners set the rate at $7.46 per $1,000 of assessed...