Business Owners

Cook County Businesses Fear Sales Tax Hike Would Send Customers AwayCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s proposal to increase the county sales tax – five years after she won office by denouncing an identical tax hike imposed by her predecessor – has some business owners on the county’s outskirts worried they’ll lose customers.
Business Owners Applaud Rauner's Economic AgendaA group of suburban business owners on Tuesday said Gov. Bruce Rauner is mostly hitting the right notes as he tries to move the state’s economy forward.
Gun Owners Organize Boycotts Of Shops That Ban FirearmsIn a growing movement on social media, many gun owners are making it known they won’t spend their money in shops where they’re not allowed to carry their firearms.
In Reversal, Sauk Village Now Says Water Is Safe To DrinkEarlier this week, residents had been told that cancer-causing vinyl chloride made the water unsafe. Business owners were told to use alternative sources of water.
Business Owners: State Treats Some Businesses Better Than OthersAs Illinois lawmakers continue meeting with businesses and business groups to talk about the state’s corporate tax structure, some say it’s not fair the state treats some businesses better than others.
Business Owners Decry Tax Hike PlanSome local businesses were warning of potential cutbacks and layoffs – perhaps even moving out of state – in light of a looming income tax hike in Illinois.