Seniors Furious After City Takes Money From Pensions To Pay Off Parking TicketsDrivers who have unpaid parking tickets in Chicago have to worry about more than just having their state income tax refunds seized to pay off their debts; the city is also taking money out of some seniors’ pension checks.
City Starts Collecting Unpaid Fines By Seizing State Tax RefundsChicago taxpayers are starting to get the bad news: no state income tax refund for you. As CBS 2’s Kristyn Hartman reports, thousands could see their refunds disappear, because of unpaid city fines.
Think Tank: Seizing Tax Refunds Won't Help City BudgetThe head of a conservative think tank calls the plan to intercept ticket scofflaws’ tax refunds a desperate money grab by the city.
City Council Approves Tax Refund Seizures, Bath Salts BanCity revenue collectors can now take your state income tax refund if you aren’t paying your parking tickets, now that the City Council has approved the plan.