HAMMOND | The owner of an East Chicago graphic design business has entered into a plea agreement in connection with a federal charge of making a false statement under oath on a tax return.
The lines just keep getting longer for sectors of local government begging for a piece of the revenue generated by the Lake County local option income tax.
PORTAGE | The city's financial situation is "good, not great" after officials received word of the spring tax draw.
HAMMOND | A Lake Station man pleaded guilty Monday to charges involving a 2010 tax fraud scheme in which he inflated customers' income amounts for filing purposes and improperly kept some of their refund money without their knowledge.
Indiana appropriated Chicago's longtime The City that Works slogan for its A State that Works campaign, and now is going after Windy City businesses as well.
A Union Mills woman learned she had her identity stolen after receiving a false letter from the Internal Revenue Service stating she was going to be audited.
This week's theme, apparently, is taxes on businesses. Along with the continuing discussion in Indianapolis over personal property taxes for businesses, there has been discussion of other business taxes.
Republican leaders want to eliminate another tax on businesses. In place of that tax, the middle class can expect to have local income taxes raised to offset the effects.
I see Republican Gov. Mike Pence is willing to allow some county tax rates to double, in order to allow for the elimination of the business personal property tax.
Robbing Peter to pay Paul makes for a poor fiscal model, leaving Peter poorer and less apt to sustain a financially healthy populace.
At least five people should be giving extra thanks during their Thanksgiving dinners for newly approved, lucrative Lake County government contracts that further carve into taxpayers' wallets.
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.
The budgeting process continues in Lake County, and the Lake County Council is in a unique position this year to go beyond what is expected and pass a budget that includes no further borrowing.
CROWN POINT | The quarter of a million dollars in new revenues set to hit Lake County solid waste district coffers in 2014 will come from the thawing of a long-frozen tax levy, the county treasurer said Tuesday.
Lake County's top solid waste district official said he wants all new income tax revenues to be directed to a fund for projects or operating expenses, not employee pensions.
VALPARAISO | An information technology company plans to launch a cloud computing-based data service for health care providers, but the taxes on computer servers are higher in Indiana than in most surrounding states.
If your finances were as meager as, say, a newspaper reporter's, a random offer out of the blue of $50,000 in free money would be awfully tempting, wouldn't it?
VALPARAISO | Porter County Auditor Bob Wichlinski said tax money will be sent out early this week to the county's 28 taxing units.
HAMMOND | The owner of a Crown Point graphic design business has pleaded guilty to federal charges of understating his income on tax returns and lying during bankruptcy proceedings.
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