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Centers Offer Free Help For Low And Moderate Income TaxpayersTax filing season is here and once again, the city and a pair of non-profit groups are preparing returns for low- and moderate-income taxpayers for free, reports WBBM’s Bob Roberts.
New IRS Strategy May Make It Harder To Distinguish Tax Collectors From Scammers Today you can start filing your taxes and that means scammers are firing up their phones.
The New Year Brings Mostly Increased Costs To ConsumersThere's at least one silver lining, CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Congratulations, Chicago! You Now Have A Tax For Netflix, Other Streaming Services...Binge watching your favorite Netflix shows in bed just got a little more expensive thanks to two rulings by the Chicago Department of Finance.
Preckwinkle Defends Plan To Raise Cook County Sales Tax Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is defending her attempt to bring back the sales tax increase she vowed to eliminate when she first ran for the office, reports WBBM’s Craig Dellimore.
Marijuana Cash Is Problem For Illinois Tax CollectionThe state of Illinois is having trouble finding a bank or financial company to process the large amounts of cash it anticipates receiving for taxes and fees from its new medical marijuana industry.
Trickle Of Last-Minute Tax Filers Reported At Chicago Post Office The U.S. Post Office on Ohio and Mcclurg in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood didn't have too many people running to make the deadline for taxes.
5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know AboutTax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.
Tax Professional Gail Rosen's Advise On How To Fully Prepare For Tax SeasonTax professional Gail Rosen, CPA, shares her secrets for making tax season as painless as possible.
Best Tax Credits And Deductions Everyone Should Know AboutDon't miss out on some valuable tax credits and deductions. Here are a few of the most commonly missed credits, which could end up saving you a bundle.
How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax FilingLearn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.
5 Tax Tips For Filing Your Taxes As A NewlywedIf you recently said "I do" then you have more to consider when it comes to filing your tax return. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

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