Mayor Doesn't Seem Worried About Preckwinkle Hotel Tax PlanThe head of the Chicago’s official tourism agency has warned a planned Cook County hotel tax could hurt the city’s convention industry, but Mayor Rahm Emanuel seemed less concerned.
Want To Rent Out Your Place During Lollapalooza? Don't Forget Taxes, InsuranceIf 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.
Hotel Business Booming In ChicagoTourists are flocking to the city, and it's a boon for Chicago hotels.
Mayor Upset City Taxpayers Had To Help Foot Bill For Stadium RenovationsMayor 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.
Cubs Hotel Tax Idea Is No Home RunA plan to use taxpayer money to help renovate Wrigley Field may be in need of 9th inning heroics.