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Have you filed your taxes?
With less than a month to go before the April 18th deadline, the majority of America’s 168 million tax filers are again downloading software, organizing their receipts, and making a last-minute call to their accountant. Seeking help.
Procrastinators may find out what early filers already know: The 2022 tax year will offer as many happy returns as the previous year due to many changes, including the expiration of pandemic-era tax cuts. not generated.
From the reduction of the child tax credit to the end of the charity tax credit that allowed for a capped deduction last year, these changes are most likely to undermine the refunds that have become the norm during the pandemic.
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A former Commonwealth Edison general counsel testified Wednesday that he helped supporters of then-Speaker of the House Michael Madigan find jobs at law firms and utilities themselves.
In one of the central allegations of the government lawsuit, Tom O’Neill, the former chief attorney at ComEd, said Madigan had made former McPier chief Juan Ochoa a rare vacancy on the company’s board in late 2017. Anne Pramaggiore, its CEO, testified. Ochoa’s resume came from Madigan, so he was behind the move.
One was the grandson of a steelworker and union leader. The other is the daughter of a steel mill father and a seamstress mother.
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The two candidates competing on behalf of the 10th Ward, a sprawling area that borders Indiana and was once home to many industrial companies on Chicago’s southeast side, proudly boasted of their local goodwill. Advertises and campaigns to replace Ald, another long-time resident-turned-politician. Her Susan Sadlowski Garza retiring after serving his two terms on city council.
“I called Kyle Stong the other day and asked if I could come over to his house and listen to ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ with him,” wrote Christopher Borrelli. “I felt like I was back in middle school, except I didn’t know him and he didn’t know me. ”
Pink Floyd’s eighth studio album, The Dark Side of the Moon, made Pink Floyd superstars (and turned the Prismatic Pyramid album cover into a pop relic). It’s a record, nothing but the struggles and insignificance of life. It hints at all the trauma, enlightenment and history of existence in the face of the vast universe.
After years of playing in Turkey’s women’s basketball super league, Chicago Sky forward Elizabeth Williams said the crisis had hit her and her teammates regardless of their country of origin.
“A lot of us have been playing for Turkey for a really long time, so we have a connection that’s hard to explain,” Williams said. “It’s very close to home and we spend a lot of time here.”
Chicago really doesn’t say enough about Maurice White. Maurice White was the life force of the great band Earth, Wind & Fire, a long-lived, deeply wounded band that sold 90 million records, achieved worldwide fame, and reinvented it many times. , is very eclectic.
“Earth, Wind & Fire fans are turning the latest Black Ensemble tribute show into a big hit. The Friday night show I attended was sold out,” wrote critic Chris Jones.