Category: Fiscally Speaking

Don’t Know What You’ll Pay Under Pritzker’s Proposed Graduated Income Tax? There’s A Calculator For That

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 || By Jerry Nowicki/Capitol News Illinois || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Gov. Pritzker speaks during a news conference from his Illinois State Capitol office March 7 while proposing rates for a graduated income tax structure. || Jerry Nowicki/Capitol News Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – Passage of a statewide graduated income tax structure isn’t possible until after November 2020, but Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker continued to stump for such a proposal Tuesday, announcing the launch of an online “fair tax calculator” at a Chicago news conference.

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Broadview Approves New Debt Management Policy

Friday, February 15, 2019 || By Igor Studenkov || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Broadview Mayor Katrina Thompson during a Jan. 16 meeting, where the board approved a new debt management policy. | Screenshot

The Village of Broadview is looking to improve is finances – including the way it borrows money. During a regular meeting on Jan. 16, the Broadview Board of Trustees voted 3-0 to approve a new debt management policy. Trustees  Judy Brown-Marino,  Sherman Jones and John Ealey were absent.

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Nearly 30K Homeowners To Get Automatic Property Tax Refunds

Tuesday, January 1, 2018 || By Michael Romain || || @maywoodnews

The Cook County Treasurer’s Office announced on Dec. 31 that it will send nearly 30,000 homeowners who overpaid their taxes refunds totaling $8.3 million — without requiring them to fill out an application.

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