Aldermen Fend Off Effort To Kill Mayor Lori Lightfoot's $40 Million Rideshare Tax, Approve 2020 Revenue Package“We have seen actually four different proposals from Uber, all of which have been extremely questionable,” Business Affairs and Consumer Protection Commissioner Rosa Escareno said.
Some Families Plan To Leave Chicago After Major Property Tax IncreasesProperty tax increases in Cook County are going beyond sticker shock. For some families it's life-changing, and they say they will have no choice but to move.
Ald. Ed Burke's Business Interests In Property Taxes Seemingly Conflict With City GoalsThe criminal complaint states Ald. Ed Burke “corruptly solicited unlawful personal financial advantage."
$8.3 Million In Cook County Property Tax Refunds To Go To Nearly 30,000 HomeownersSome Cook County homeowners will be receiving property tax refunds they did not even apply to get, according to the Cook County Treasurer.
Tax Bills Leave North Side Property Owners With Sticker ShockSome property owners on Chicago’s north side are experiencing sticker shock after seeing double-digit property tax increases this year.
Illinois Proposal Could Lead To More Property Tax CutsA proposal could give more Illinois voters a chance to lower their property taxes.
Thousands Prepay Property Taxes To Beat Trump Tax LawThe Cook County Treasurer’s Office said people are beating a path to its door to pay part of their property taxes that are due in March.
Finance Committee Approves City's Property Tax LevyThe City Council’s Finance Committee approved Chicago’s property tax levy Monday, as it began a hearing for the proposed 2018 budget.
Chicago Residents Feel The Pain As Property Tax Hikes Kick InMayor Emanuel says he's helped right the city's financial ship. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley talks with the people who are paying the bill.
Emanuel: Fee Increase Needed To Make 911 Operations Self-Sufficient Mayor Emanuel says it’s “premature” to say if a higher tax on phone bills could be used to reduce the property tax hike he’s planned to help shore up the pension system, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Homeowners Upset Over O'Hare Noise Win Property Tax AppealsResidents of three choice Northwest Side neighborhoods have won property tax appeals — of up to nearly 12 percent — after arguing that the value of their homes has taken a nose dive due to new flight patterns at O’Hare International Airport.
Time Running Out For Cook County Property Tax AmnestyTime is running out for homeowners who received improper property tax deductions to qualify for amnesty.
Mayor: No Property, Sales, Or Gas Tax Hike Next YearMayor Rahm Emanuel said the city will not raise property, sales, or gasoline taxes to balance next year’s budget, but he was mum about which – if any – taxes might go up.
Cook County Property Tax Bills To Be Sent On ScheduleFor the first time in more than three decades, Cook County property owners will be getting their second installment tax bills on time.
Big Tax Bill Could Be Coming For Northwestern's Women's HospitalThe 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.