Hotel Tax

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Want To Rent Out Your Place During Lollapalooza? Don’t Forget Taxes, Insurance

If you’re thinking about renting out your place downtown during Lollapalooza in a few weeks, there’s a couple things to consider first. Websites like Airbnb, Homeaway, and VRBO make putting your condo or home up for rent easy; but before you take the plunge as a temporary landlord, make sure you cover yourself.


Langham plans a new luxury hotel at 330 N. Wabash. (Credit: Langham Hotels)

Hotel Business Booming In Chicago

Tourists are flocking to the city, and it’s a boon for Chicago hotels.


U.S. Cellular Field

Mayor Upset City Taxpayers Had To Help Foot Bill For Stadium Renovations

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expressing concern after the city had to make up a $1.1 million dollar shortfall in tax revenue for renovations at U.S. Cellular Field and Soldier Field.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2011

Photo Of The Wrigley Field Sign. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Cubs Hotel Tax Idea Is No Home Run

A plan to use taxpayer money to help renovate Wrigley Field may be in need of 9th inning heroics.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2010