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Daily Herald
State charges DuPage tobacco store owner with tax fraudA DuPage County man who operated a tobacco store in Glendale Heights is facing
State charges DuPage tobacco store owner with tax fraud
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
A DuPage County man who operated a tobacco store in Glendale Heights is facing theft and tax fraud charges after state revenue officials said he underreported sales tax liabilities over three years by nearly $400,000. Attorney General Lisa Madigan's... Read more
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Glen Ellyn News Leader
DuPage County man charged with $391,000 in theft, tax fraudTale Aburukbeh, 37, was charged with theft of government property, two counts o
DuPage County man charged with $391,000 in theft, tax fraud
Glen Ellyn News Leader / Posted 2 days ago
Tale Aburukbeh, 37, was charged with theft of government property, two counts of sales tax evasion, filing a fraudulent sales tax return and wire fraud – all felonies. Aburukbeh managed a business named Valentina #1 in Glendale Heights, which also... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Pain at the pump expected to continue for ChicagoansGas prices in the Chicago area are dipping in time for the Labor Day holiday af
Pain at the pump expected to continue for Chicagoans
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Gas prices in the Chicago area are dipping in time for the Labor Day holiday after a massive outage at a nearby refinery caused the local cost of gas to spike as national oil prices were hitting a six-year low. The unexpected failure had helped push... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Budget expert leaves Illinois without state spending plan“In a state with a horrific economic and fiscal record over the last dozen year
Budget expert leaves Illinois without state spending plan
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
“In a state with a horrific economic and fiscal record over the last dozen years, Donna Arduin is playing a major role in attempting to change the mindset in Illinois from one of ‘kicking the can down the road’ to solving the state’s economic and... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Kane County official says state funding lag was 'only temporary'“Apparently the delay we recently observed that caused our concern was only tem
Kane County official says state funding lag was 'only temporary'
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
“Apparently the delay we recently observed that caused our concern was only temporary,” Executive Finance Director Joe Onzick wrote in an email Wednesday night. Concerns arose when preparing for Wednesday’s Finance and Budget Committee, Onzick... Read more
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Wayne Republican
Kane County official says state funding lag was 'only temporary'“Apparently the delay we recently observed that caused our concern was only tem
Kane County official says state funding lag was 'only temporary'
Wayne Republican / Posted 2 days ago
“Apparently the delay we recently observed that caused our concern was only temporary,” Executive Finance Director Joe Onzick wrote in an email Wednesday night. Concerns arose when preparing for Wednesday’s Finance and Budget Committee, Onzick... Read more
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Ogle County News
School district projects $770K in red inkvwells@oglecountynews.com Declining property values and stagnant state funding
School district projects $770K in red ink
Ogle County News / Posted 3 days ago
vwells@oglecountynews.com Declining property values and stagnant state funding means the Oregon School District will likely be in red ink to the tune of almost $770,000 by the end of the 2015-16 school year. Superintendent Tom Mahoney told the... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Oregon school district facing $770,000 budget deficitSuperintendent Tom Mahoney told the school board at its Aug. 17 meeting that he
Oregon school district facing $770,000 budget deficit
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
Superintendent Tom Mahoney told the school board at its Aug. 17 meeting that he expects an overall deficit of $765,176 in the district's four main funds when the fiscal year ends June 30. The largest shortfall – $816,508 – is projected in the... Read more
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WSIL 3 Southern Illinois
Jefferson County Picks Up Tab for State Budget ShortfallJEFFERSON COUNTY -- The state of Illinois has suspended funding for some county
Jefferson County Picks Up Tab for State Budget Shortfall
WSIL 3 Southern Illinois / Posted 9 days ago
JEFFERSON COUNTY -- The state of Illinois has suspended funding for some county officials until a new budget is in place. That means counties like Jefferson must dip into reserves to meet payroll. Jefferson County may be holding up better than some,... Read more
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Duquoin.com
Tammy Kellerman, 52, charged in Pinckneyville fire district theft and fraud Posted Aug. 18, 2015 at 12:01 AM Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has
Tammy Kellerman, 52, charged in Pinckneyville fire district theft and fraud
Duquoin.com / Posted 11 days ago
Posted Aug. 18, 2015 at 12:01 AM Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has charged a Pinckneyville woman with theft and income tax fraud for allegedly stealing more than... Read more
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The Woodstock Independent
Springfield Withholding Video Gambling RevenueBy Katelyn Stanek | 3:00 p.m. Aug. 18, 2015 Illinois’ ongoing budget stalemate
Springfield Withholding Video Gambling Revenue
The Woodstock Independent / Posted 12 days ago
By Katelyn Stanek | 3:00 p.m. Aug. 18, 2015 Illinois’ ongoing budget stalemate has left state agencies in the lurch, prompted delayed payments to vendors and even shut down museum exhibits. Municipalities are feeling the impact, too, in part due to... Read more
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WSIL 3 Southern Illinois
Pinckneyville Woman Charged With Stealing $100K from Fire Protection DistrictWSIL -- A Perry County woman has been charged with stealing more than $100,000
Pinckneyville Woman Charged With Stealing $100K from Fire Protection District
WSIL 3 Southern Illinois / Posted 13 days ago
WSIL -- A Perry County woman has been charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the Pinckneyville Rural Fire Protection District (PRFPD). Tammy Kellerman, 52, of Pinckneyville, is charged with one count of theft of government funds over... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Woman accused of stealing more than $100,000 from Pinckneyville Fire Dept.A Pinckneyville, Illinois woman is accused of stealing more than $100,000 from
Woman accused of stealing more than $100,000 from Pinckneyville Fire Dept.
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 13 days ago
A Pinckneyville, Illinois woman is accused of stealing more than $100,000 from the Pinckneyville Rural Fire Protection District. Tammy Kellerman, 52, was charged in Perry County Criminal Court on one count of theft of government funds over $100,000,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Toby Keith's: We've paid our taxes, and we want to stay in RosemontThe management of Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill -- facing an eviction su
Toby Keith's: We've paid our taxes, and we want to stay in Rosemont
Daily Herald / Posted 17 days ago
The management of Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill -- facing an eviction suit from the village of Rosemont -- is asking Mayor Brad Stephens for another chance. But is it already too late for the country-themed music bar? "They are on a very... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Rosemont Reportedly Tries to Evict Toby Keith's BarNot everyone is loving Toby Keith’s bar in Rosemont, apparently. The Village o
Rosemont Reportedly Tries to Evict Toby Keith's Bar
NBC Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
Not everyone is loving Toby Keith’s bar in Rosemont, apparently. The Village of Rosemont has filed a lawsuit against Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill in attempts to evict the venue from the village’s entertainment district, the Daily Herald... Read more
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Daily Herald
Rosemont tries to evict Toby Keith's bar for back taxes, rentRosemont is trying to evict Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill from the villa
Rosemont tries to evict Toby Keith's bar for back taxes, rent
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
Rosemont is trying to evict Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill from the village-owned entertainment district, claiming the restaurant and bar owes hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of taxes and rent, according to a lawsuit filed in Cook County... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Amazon to start collecting Illinois sales taxAmazon.com will start collecting sales tax from Illinois shoppers Feb. 1, the e
Amazon to start collecting Illinois sales tax
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
Amazon.com will start collecting sales tax from Illinois shoppers Feb. 1, the e-commerce giant said Friday, in compliance with a new state law that aims to treat online and brick-and-mortar retailers equally. The law, which went into effect Jan. 1,... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Illinois opts out of back-to-school sales tax holidayIllinois had its last summer sales tax holiday in 2010. It won't be among the n
Illinois opts out of back-to-school sales tax holiday
Northwest Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Illinois had its last summer sales tax holiday in 2010. It won't be among the nearly 20 states offering them this season. "The General Assembly would have to pass legislation to put a back-to-school sales tax holiday in place," said Terry Horstman,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Illinois again skips back-school sales tax holidaySales tax holidays are a tricky proposition. Opponents say the practice — in w
Illinois again skips back-school sales tax holiday
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
Sales tax holidays are a tricky proposition. Opponents say the practice — in which sales tax charges are temporarily dropped on back-to-school items and other qualifying products — cause states to lose tax revenue. Backers say they not only help... Read more

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