ILLINOIS -- A new law is helping state agencies crack down on businesses and retailers which aren't paying their taxes. One target is gas stations.
URBANA -- Taxes are going up and people who are feeling the burden are being vocal about it.
ILLINOIS -- Some who say taxes in the state aren't fair, may be right.
ILLINOIS -- The state's personal income tax could be driving down Illinois' economy.
URBANA -- A grassroots group is taking on Carle Hospital. They believe the hospital isn't paying their fair share of property taxes.
ILLINOIS -- Illinois’ temporary income tax hike is set to roll back in January, but some lawmakers say, if that happens, a number of doomsday scenarios could come to the state.
Update: 5:35 pm, 3/27/14, Thursday SPRINGFIELD -- Hundreds of union workers from all over the state showed up at the Capitol.
CASEY -- The fire department says to vote "no" to the fire district referendum.
Filing taxes: there's an app for that
Latest: 10:03 pm, 3/4/14, Tuesday DANVILLE -- Firefighters' jobs are safe, but it looks like you'll have to pay to have them come to your home.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state's income tax laws are getting ready to expire and lawmakers can't agree on a new set of rules.
SPRINGFIELD -- Under a proposal from the speaker of the Illinois house, corporations across the state could see their income tax rates slashed in half.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is expected to have some of the slowest job growth in the country this year.
SPRINGFIELD -- State lawmakers are set to return to the Capitol City next week.
DANVILLE -- Sewer and waste bills could be going up, but it might save jobs.
SPRINGFIELD -- Some people who need help filing their income taxes can get a hand for free.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state's current income tax law is set to expire next year.
CHAMPAIGN -- In one month, more than one million people rode the CUMTD.
SPRINGFIELD -- If you think you're paying too much for taxes, you're not alone.
CHAMPAIGN-URBANA -- CU's Mass Transit District wants more money.
NATIONAL -- The government shutdown is keeping most IRS workers home, but that doesn't mean you're off the hook for your taxes.
SPRINGFIELD -- A bill to provide Urbana and other cities with property tax revenue from hospitals may not move forward before state lawmakers go home Friday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka is warning lawmakers to not be fooled by extra cash coming to the state.
URBANA -- The Champaign County court system is getting smarter with taxpayer dollars.
TOLONO -- A Champaign County woman says she's had enough of doing business in the state, so she's leaving town.
SPRINGFIELD -- Monday is the last day to file taxes.
CHICAGO -- Several Illinois cities are suing some online travel sites claiming they aren't paying a fair share of hotel taxes.
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.
SPRINGFIELD -- Active duty military and their families in Illinois can have their state and federal taxes prepared for free thanks to Illinois CPAs.
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.
PIATT COUNTY -- The township supervisor resigns amid a lawsuit for unpaid taxes.
CHAMPAIGN -- Unit 4 Schools have a clearer plan of what the district is going to look like but paying for it may mean higher taxes.
CHICAGO -- Illinois is one of eight states to cut the Extended Benefit program for the long term unemployed. The state says the program is ending because of improving unemployment rates.
ILLINOIS -- Last minute tax filers have one day left to turn in forms to Uncle Sam.
SPRINGFIELD- For those who are waiting until the last minute to file their taxes, here are a few helpful tips to make filing a little easier.