U.S. Attorney http://wuis.org en New Tax Appeals Tribunal Open For Business http://wuis.org/post/new-tax-appeals-tribunal-open-business <p></p><p>An Illinois Independent Tax Tribunal years in the making is up-and-running today. It gives businesses and individuals who have problems with their tax bills a new avenue to get them overturned. Still there are early concerns over who Gov. Pat Quinn has nominated to serve as the tribunal's Chief Administrative Law Judge.</p><p>Say a business doesn't agree with how much the state Department of Revenue says it owes in sales taxes. Before, it had two options: fight the tax bill in court (though that costs time and money) or plead the case to the Department of Revenue.</p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 12:29:00 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 16123 at http://wuis.org New Tax Appeals Tribunal Open For Business U.S. Attorney: Shutdown 'Quite Disruptive' http://wuis.org/post/us-attorney-shutdown-quite-disruptive <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The federal government shutdown means public servants across Illinois will be sent home today.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At times like these, National Parks are considered a luxury, so Springfield&#39;s Lincoln Home National Historic Site would be closed. But air traffic control and weather forecasting are considered critical, so they&#39;d keep going.</span></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 14:12:53 +0000 Brian Mackey 10019 at http://wuis.org U.S. Attorney: Shutdown 'Quite Disruptive'