15,122 McHenry County Tax Bills Over $10,000

With the House Republicans in Washington seeming to agree that deductions of more than $10,000 for real estate taxes will be disallowed in the future, McHenry County Treasurer Glenda Miller figured out how many bills are higher than that. It … Continue reading

Effect of Federal GOP Income Tax Elimination of Real Estate Tax Deduction On Randy Hultgren’s District

From Woodstock resident Susan Handelsman: What Ending Property Tax Deductions Would Do To Congressman Randy Hultgren’s District In my understanding, if SALT deductions are eliminated, new tax bill will mean tax increase for local median income earners. New tax bill … Continue reading

Roskum Supports Budget, Shows Knowledge of Constituent Concern about GOP Proposal to End Income Tax Property Tax Deduction

A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam: Representative Roskam votes in favor of Senate GOP Budget Resolution Says budget resolution is a “…prelude to tax reform”  DuPage County, IL — Today, Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06) voted in favor of the … Continue reading

Roskam Pushing for Some Continued Property Tax Relief

Bloomberg News reports that tax writing committee member Peter Roskam is seeking, as the headline reads, Key GOP Tax Writer Wants Compromise on State and Local Tax Break The article reports that his district contains”…above-average users of the deduction…” … Continue reading

Majority of GOP Income Tax Hikers Bowing Out of Illinois House, Senate

A press release from Taxpayers United of America SEVEN OF ELEVEN REPUBLICAN TAXPAYER TRAITORS EXPOSED BY TUA WILL NOT RUN AGAIN CHICAGO—Seven of eleven Republican taxpayer traitors in the Ill. General Assembly, exposed by Taxpayers United of America (TUA) in … Continue reading

National GOP Looking at Big Tax Increase for Illinois Residents

An article in the Sunday Chicago Tribune entitled, “GOP tax increase targets blue states,” deserves our attention. Now, property taxes are deductible on our Federal income taxes. The article says that “Federal deductions for state, local taxes on chopping block.” … Continue reading

Democrats’ Legislation for Retroactive Collection of Higher Income Taxes More Than Irritating

I skimmed the Democrats income tax hike bill last night and am still astonished at their making tax collections retroactive to January 1, 2017. That information was posted here yesterday, but the audacity demonstrated still has me fuming. You can … Continue reading

CL Woman Gets Over Four Years for $1.1 Million in Fraudulent Income Tax Refunds, Scheme Involved McHenry, Marengo and Popular Grove Folks, One to be Deported

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: Crystal Lake Woman Sentenced to 55 Months in Federal Prison for Mail Fraud ROCKFORD — A Crystal Lake woman was sentenced today in federal court by U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Kapala … Continue reading