Any meaningful property tax relief for Illinoisans means reforming Illinois’ unsustainable public pension system.View Report
Previous pension obligation bonds in Illinois have increased costs to taxpayers and done nothing to solve the fiscal challenges created by the pension system.
Nearly a third of property tax revenue in Chicago is diverted into 143 TIF districts controlled by the mayor, nearly half of which are located in affluent neighborhoods.
The mayor’s proposed 2 percent fee would punish short-term rental customers and providers.
Amazon’s team will visit 10 proposed sites in Chicago for its second North American headquarters.
In a comparative analysis of taxes and fees in the nation's top 15 cities, Chicago won first place more times than any other city.
Nearly 4 in 10 of those eligible for refunds made a claim for an average refund check of $36.62.
A recent analysis ranked 75 of the most populated cities in terms of fiscal health - and placed the Windy City next to dead-last.
Chicago has some of the highest taxes on travelers in the nation.
Forrest Claypool will step down as the head of Chicago Public Schools after the CPS inspector general recommended his firing.
A year after announcing the Mars Wrigley Confectionery project, the candy giant will scrap its plans to expand its Chicago presence and instead encamp in Newark, New Jersey.