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Illinois Lawmakers Warned About State’s Fiscal Cliff

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.

WBBM Newsradio–11/15/2012

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Many Taxpayers Who Filed By Mail Still Waiting For Refunds From State

The Illinois Department of Revenue says many Illinoisans who filed their tax returns the old-fashioned way are still waiting for refunds.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

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State Seeks To Settle Issue Of Nonprofit Hospitals, Property Tax Exemptions

The Civic Federation is proposing a legal standard for nonprofit hospitals to qualify for property tax exemptions.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

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Big Tax Bill Could Be Coming For Northwestern’s Women’s Hospital

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.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

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Gas Stations Owe State Of Illinois Millions Of Dollars

Illinois is apparently due million of dollars from some of the State’s 24-hundred gas station operators.

09/25/2011

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Preckwinkle Plans To Begin Collecting Property Taxes From Prentice

For the first time, Cook County could soon be collecting property taxes from one of Chicago’s biggest and most successful hospitals.

CBS 2–08/24/2011

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State Senator: More Charity Care Is Needed At Illinois 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.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2011

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Three Illinois Hospitals Stripped Of Property Tax Exemption

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.

CBS Chicago–08/16/2011

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Illinois Tax Revenues On Par With Expectations

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.

WBBM Newsradio–07/28/2011

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Illinois Auditor General: Your Tax Information Is At Risk

The Illinois Auditor General says if the state is not careful, your income tax information could wind up in the wrong hands.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2011