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.

07/14/2015

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.

01/23/2013

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