Illinois Department Of Revenue
Congress isn’t the only government body facing a “financial cliff.” Illinois lawmakers also are being warned about the state’s dire financial situation, which could get even worse if the federal government has to slash funding to the states.
The Illinois Department of Revenue says many Illinoisans who filed their tax returns the old-fashioned way are still waiting for refunds.
The Civic Federation is proposing a legal standard for nonprofit hospitals to qualify for property tax exemptions.
The Cook County Assessor’s Office is trying to collect property taxes from Prentice Women’s Hospital at Northwestern, as a dispute continues over the tax-exempt status of hospitals in Illinois.
Illinois is apparently due million of dollars from some of the State’s 24-hundred gas station operators.
For the first time, Cook County could soon be collecting property taxes from one of Chicago’s biggest and most successful hospitals.
Illinois State Sen. Iris Martinez (D-Chicago) is using a state decision to end tax breaks for some hospitals, as a lever to produce more charity care for the needy.
Three Illinois hospitals have been told they’ll have to start paying property taxes, but the hospitals warn the move will affect everyone’s health care.
The state brought in about as much money as expected over the last fiscal year, thanks in part to personal and corporate income tax increases.
The Illinois Auditor General says if the state is not careful, your income tax information could wind up in the wrong hands.