For the first time this year, taxing bodies will automatically charge property owners for governments’ taxation errors.
The mayor campaigned on reining in tax-increment financing and has in some instances but is continuing the controversial practice in some affluent areas that critics say don’t need them.
Assessor Fritz Kaegi says a new round of tax assessments shows his policies are working. But the picture for north-suburban homeowners is more complicated.
Editor’s note: The story has been corrected to note that the proposed tax would be paid by the buyer of a home and applies to the entire value of any […]
As officials work to overhaul an overloaded and flawed court system, advocates and survivors say the finish line is a long way off.
City Council members may finally get their crack at questioning CTA President Dorval Carter on Thursday.