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  • Muni bond sell-off deepens after last week's losses

     
    The municipal bond market is getting pounded again Monday after heavy losses last week, as more investors rush to sell and potential buyers stay away. Analysts and traders say the muni market has been hit by the perfect storm: The......
  • Federal bankruptcy officials question Crystal Cathedral compensation [Updated]

     
    Crystal Cathedral, the Orange County megachurch that filed for bankruptcy last month, allowed its chief financial officer to largely avoid federal income taxes by paying the bulk of his salary in the form of a housing allowance. [Updated at 7:12......
  • Schock and aw, never mind

     
    U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock R-Ill. gets eaten by the Wolf: CNN's WOLF BLITZER: In our brand new poll we asked about the Bush tax cuts, should they continue at the current rate? All Americans 35 percent, families making less than......
  • Michael Hiltzik: How the right exploits 'uncertainty'

     
    The ability of the conservative lobby in Washington to simultaneously hold contradictory views and consider this an intellectual achievement is surely one of the marvels of life in the 21st century. Consider the "uncertainty" trope, the subject of my...
  • Happy Roll Over And Show Your Belly Day to the Obama Administration

     
    Today looks as though it's going to be the day when the timid Democratic majority in Washington surrenders to the Republican minority on extending Bush-era tax cuts for high earners, even though poll after poll shows the majority of Americans......
  • Weekly remarks: Mark Kirk says the unelected shouldn't raise taxes; Biden hails military families

     
    Democrat says taxes should stay cut only for middle class; Republican says economic growth is Job One....
  • GE boosts dividend as businesses' cash hoard balloons

     
    Could corporate America finally be getting the message about sharing that record pile of cash on its balance sheet? General Electric Co. on Friday raised its dividend payment to shareholders for the second time this year. The conglomerate lifted its......
  • Michael Hiltzik: How to overcomplicate a tax break

     
    ... tie it unnecessarily to the payroll tax, that's how. The White House seems to be suggesting that the tax break for the middle and working class in its negotiated package is distributed through the payroll tax because Republicans insisted......
  • Tax returns, CMB and the inconvenient news archives

     
    February 11, 1992: U.S. Sen. Alan Dixon, who said he has made his tax returns since 1969 available, called on his Democratic primary opponents Monday to release more personal financial data. Chicago lawyer Albert Hofeld, who has placed his net......
  • Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn delighted with a whopping 66% income tax hike; you'll never guess his party

     
    The Democrat says the government needs the money to cover spending....
  • From the archives: Braun's money-related controversies

     
    More background from the Tribune archives on the mayor's race (see, previously, Rahm Emanuel, Freddie Mac and the big bucks years and Chico walks the ethics line) Braun denies wrongdoing in Medicaid flap September 30, 1992 An apologetic yet feisty......
  • Free tax filing help available for Californians

     
    Working families that made less than $49,000 last year can get free help preparing their income tax returns and qualifying for up to $12,000 in federal tax credits, said Jerome Horton, chairman of the California Board of Equalization. The total......