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Bill Would Raise Illinois Income Tax Rates

It 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).


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Mo. Lawmakers Hear Input on New NFL Stadium in St. Louis

Missouri economic development officials on Monday told a House panel that building a new football stadium in St. Louis could bring nearly $300 million in net sales tax revenues to the state over the next 30 years.


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7 Deductions That Lower Your Taxable Income

Most folks looking for tax deductions focus on things like mortgage interest, real estate taxes and charitable donations. But tax rule changes that applied in 2013 made them less valuable in cutting taxes for an increasing number of taxpayers.


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Census Data: Income Lag in Missouri, Illinois Poverty Remains High

New U.S. census data shows that Missouri is one of just two states where median incomes fell in 2012 from the previous year, and an anti-poverty activists say Illinois’ near 15 percent poverty is worrisome.


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Measure Would Raise MO Cigarette Tax

Ladue lawmaker also seeks to end income tax for the poor.


Opposition Group Forms to Mo. Sales Tax Proposal

The Coalition for Missouri’s Future includes the Missouri AARP, the Missouri School Boards’ Association, teachers unions and several area chambers of commerce.


High Stakes For St. Louis, KC in April Election

St. Louis, KC face crucial April vote on taxes.



Metro East Woman Faces Prison For False Tax Return

Woman admits cheating on taxes, helping family members do the same.


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Nixon: Expanding Sales Tax “Not a Good Idea”

Mo. Governor Jay Nixon criticizes sales tax proposal.


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