NATIONAL -- A senator from Illinois is urging Washington for a tax hike on tobacco products.
URBANA -- Thursday night, city officials and homeowners met to rally against Carle Hospital.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- There are a lot of angry homeowners in Urbana this week. They got their property tax bills in the mail.
Today(4-15) Is Tax Day, The Final Day That You Can File Your Return. but What Should You Do With Your Return If You Get One? Kevan Melchiorre, A Certified Financial Planner From Busey Bank Is Here With Us This Morning.
Update: 5:35 pm ILLINOIS -- Millionaires could be forced to open their pocketbooks to pay for education.
BISMARCK -- Residents in the fire district could pay a tax instead of being charged a flat fee for the service.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new audit finds more than $20 million in state tax may have been misused.
Update: 10:08 pm, 2/22/14, Saturday ILLINOIS -- Sugary drinks could soon cost you more.
ILLINOIS -- It actually costs an Illinois' athlete if they win an Olympic medal.
ILLINOIS -- There's a plan underway to curb high gas prices.
ILLINOIS -- More than a quarter million residents said "sayonara" to the Land of Lincoln between 1992 - 2010.
JACKSONVILLE -- What's old could be made new again if some Illinois' lawmakers get their way.
DECATUR -- A new plan to keep ADM in Illinois may not be working.
SPRINGFIELD -- When the last phase of the Affordable Care Act kicks in next year, everyone will pay a little more in taxes and so will the State of Illinois.
CHAMPAIGN -- Business leaders say city officials are moving too fast on a sales tax increase.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some lawmakers want to put an end to corporate tax loopholes once and for all.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn is getting some heat for his plan to help pay off Illinois' old bills.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state may be in a budget crunch, but one department wants to hire more people and says those employees will make more money for the state than they cost.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state has had a stack of IOU's for years.
CHAMPAIGN -- Tax season is here, but you don't have to get stressed out.
SPRINGFIELD -- Couples in civil unions can now file their taxes online.
CHAMPAIGN -- They always say file early, but this tax season many are finding out they may just have to wait for their return.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers are considering a tax making it more expensive to watch TV if you have a satellite dish on your home.
DeWITT COUNTY -- A group of Clinton residents is fighting back against taxes.
DECATUR -- If you live in Decatur Township, you could see your property taxes increase after November.
SPRINGFIELD -- A new law is finding a creative way to raise money for sexual assault victims.
SPRINGFIELD -- State lawmakers propose a tax break for Olympic champions.
CHAMPAIGN -- New businesses could be coming to Neil Street.
URBANA -- People got an up-close look at some soon-to-be improved streets.
SPRINGFIELD-- Last year's income tax increase was supposed to help the state get its budget back on track, but one political think tank says that's not even close to happening.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers and strip club owners reach a compromise.
URBANA -- A federal judge sentenced an Urbana man to a year in prison for failure to file income tax returns.
URBANA -- Filling up in Urbana could cost a little more next time.
CHICAGO -- A Cook County circuit judge strikes down Governor Quinn's "Amazon Tax" law.
ILLINOIS -- Last minute tax filers have one day left to turn in forms to Uncle Sam.
CHAMPAIGN -- Its budget is in the black for the first time in years, but the Champaign School District says it will take a lot of money to get things done.
SPRINGFIELD -- Your tax refund may be smaller than you expect if you haven't paid your parking tickets.
SPRINGFIELD - A potential ammo tax getting attention in Springfield is driving up ammo sales across the area.
The race is on to get signatures in Champaign.
Two people face sentencing after pleading guilty to roles in a tax fraud conspiracy.
Update: 11:30 am, March 7
A proposal to start charging an entrance tax on Illinois strip clubs unanimously passed out of committee Tuesday.
CHAMPAIGN--The Champaign city council voted in favor of a gas tax Tuesday.