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Soft Drink Tax

Aldermen Discuss Proposal To Tax Sugary Soft Drinks

Experts on both sides of a proposal to impose an extra tax on soft drinks and other sugary beverages poured out their arguments for the City Council’s Health Committee on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

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Free Tax Tip #10: Look Over Your Tax Situation

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s subject: Look over your tax situation during the year…

04/04/2012

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Free Tax Tip #9: Monitor Your Withholding

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s subject: monitor your withholding.

03/28/2012

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Free Tax Tip #8: Think About Your Salary

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s subject: think about your salary

03/21/2012

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Free Tax Tip #7: Invest In Business Equipment

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s subject: invest in business equipment.

03/14/2012

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Free Tax Tip #6: Roll Over Into A Roth Account

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s subject: roll over into a Roth account.

03/07/2012

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Free Tax Tip #4: Better To Give Than To Receive?

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s subject: better to give than to receive?

02/22/2012

Strip Club

Lawmaker Proposes Strip Club Tax To Fund Rape Crisis Centers

A south suburban lawmaker who wants to tax strip club admissions says the jokes about it are missing the point.

02/17/2012

Soft Drink Tax

Alderman Calls For Higher Tax On Soft Drinks

The Chicago alderman behind the city’s 5-cent tax on bottled water is now setting his sights on soda drinkers.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2012

Strip Club

Lawmaker Calls For $5 Tax On All Strip Club Admissions

A south suburban lawmaker is pushing for a new $5 per customer tax for strip clubs in Illinois.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012

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Free Tax Tip #3: Maximizing Write-Offs

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s tip: Try to maximize your ‘above-the-line’ write-offs…

02/15/2012

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Evanston Weighing Tax On Both Paper And Plastic Shopping Bags

Residents in Evanston are one step closer to living in the first community in Illinois that will charge for paper or plastic bags at the grocery and other stores.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2011

State Senate President John Cullerton

Cullerton: Time To Tax Retirement Benefits

People might think their retirement benefits are safe from taxes, but that may not be the case for long.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2011

Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Won’t List ‘Luxury Tax’ Items

Mayoral Candidate Rahm Emanuel says he’s not going to produce a full list of “luxuries” that would be taxed under his proposals.

02/04/2011

IRS_1118

New Address? Tax Refund Check May Be Waiting

Illinois residents who changed addresses this year may want to check with the Internal Revenue Service, because the agency might have a check waiting.

CBS Chicago–11/18/2010

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State Adding Up Cash From Tax Amnesty Program

State revenue workers are still opening envelopes and counting the money from Illinois’ just-ended tax amnesty program – only the second in the state’s history.

WBBM Newsradio–11/10/2010

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