SPRINGFIELD | House Speaker Michael Madigan's plan to make millionaires pay higher income taxes advanced in the Illinois House Thursday.
Using claims of racism — a true scourge on society — as a shield against good fiscal governance is deplorable. So is wasting taxpayer money to legally defend the waste of the same taxpayer money.
Indiana ranked 10th nationally in business tax climate, giving the Lone Star State a big Texas-sized boot out of the top 10 for the first time, according to a new report.
Small business owners face lower tax bills in Indiana and Illinois than they would in more than half of all other states, according a recent study.
PORTAGE | City officials here have been whittling away at the proposed 2014 budget, attempting to balance expected revenue with expenses.
In recent weeks, I've been weaving around on U.S. 30, U.S. 421 and other highways. My driving would look suspicious to anyone who couldn't see I've been dodging potholes.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's plummeting home values are contributing to county government's expected $20 million budget deficit next year.
HOBART | The city's proposed 2013 budget and expected $2 million in cuts is a near repeat of last year's process, Clerk-Treasurer Deborah Longer said.
Indiana caps property taxes for taxpayers, at 1 percent of gross assessed value for homesteads, 2 percent for other residential property and farmland, and 3 percent for everything else. The results of this simple system turn out to be pretty complicated, but there are rules of thumb that mak…
CROWN POINT | Rising Lake County property tax rates promise to increase many individual's taxes and reduce some government service.
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