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Don't Let Back-to-School Tasks Sneak Up On You

Jason Alderman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Parents
Jason Alderman

If you're a first-timer or simply need a back-to-school refresher course, here are a few suggestions that can help you save time, money and sanity.

Back-To-School Tax Breaks On... Guns And Tech?

stateline | Elaine S. Povich | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

When To Shop Tax Free

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 07.23.2012 | Money

The glory days of tax-free online shopping may be numbered. But shoppers can still come out on top by simply thinking ahead about when and where to sh...

No Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday This Year

Posted 10.04.2011 | Chicago

One year ago this weekend, the state of Illinois kicked off the back-to-school season with its first-ever sales tax holiday. “Back-to-school sho...

Sales Tax Holiday Plan Moving Through Illinois Legislature Despite Budget Crisis

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As the state of Illinois ponders drastic cutbacks, tax increases and massive borrowing to close its cavernous $13 billion budget gap, lawmakers are lo...

Illinois Tax Increase: Quinn Weighing Nearly Two-Dollar-A-Pack Cigarette Tax, Sales Tax Holiday

AP | CHRISTOPHER WILLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Smokers, drivers and many Illinois workers would be asked to pony up more money to balance the state budget under a plan being considered by Gov. Pat ...