Head Tax

City Hall

City Council OKs Mayor’s $8.3B Budget

Chicago aldermen overwhelmingly approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s $8.3 billion budget plan on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses his plan for the 2013 city budget at City Hall. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Proposes Balanced Budget With No New Taxes

Mayor Emanuel presented a $8.3 billion budget on Wednesday that holds the line on taxes and fees and eliminates a nearly $300 million deficit.

10/10/2012

City Hall

Emanuel Moves To Phase Out ‘Job Killer’ Head Tax

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday that he’s going one step further in keeping his campaign promise to get rid of the $4-a-month employee head tax that is despised by Chicago businesses.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th)

Tunney Pushes To Eliminate City’s Head Tax

Ald. Tom Tunney (44th) has begun a new effort to do away with the city’s employee head tax, which affects business owners.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2011