Report: Illinois' Unpaid Bills Could Reach $14B Next YearThe temporary budget agreement between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats who run the Legislature adds to the state's fiscal problems.
Illinois House Committee OKs Progressive Income Tax PlanA measure asking voters in November to tax Illinois' wealthiest residents at higher rates is heading to the full House for consideration.
Extra Days To File: Tax Day 2016 Is Not April 15thTax Day 2016 is not on April 15 as usual. Instead, it has been moved to April 17 because of Washington D.C.'s Emancipation Day. Here is a look at why Tax Day is on April 15 to begin with, what Emancipation Day is, and when Tax Day can be moved to a later date.
Rauner Launches Ads Blasting Democrats as Legislators Meet
Bill Would Raise Illinois Income Tax RatesIt won't be on you - it will be on people who make more than $1 million a year, says U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston).
5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know AboutTax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.
Nixon: Without NFL in St. Louis, State Loses Millions in Income TaxGov. Jay Nixon says if the NFL leaves St. Louis, the state will miss out on $10 million of income tax from players.
Income Tax Season Begins TodayThis year will be interesting for those who purchased health insurance on the exchange - they estimated their income and received a tax credit to help pay for their insurance.
Illinois to Ask Voters About Taxing MillionairesGov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Tuesday adding a nonbinding resolution to the ballot.
Quinn Makes Minor Cuts to $35.7B Illinois BudgetGov. Pat Quinn on Monday largely approved a 2015 state budget he has criticized as "incomplete'' for not extending a temporary income tax increase.
Sinquefield: 'Missouri Has an Idiot for a Governor'One of the most powerful men in Missouri politics has some strong words for the state's governor.
Quinn Urges House Democrats to Support Tax HikeIllinois Gov. Pat Quinn tried Monday to persuade House Democrats to extend the state's temporary income tax increase to avoid what he says would be "savage'' budget cuts.