OfficeDepot http://wuis.org en ADM Unlikely To Get Tax Credit Before End Of Year http://wuis.org/post/adm-unlikely-get-tax-credit-end-year <p>While much of the attention was focused on pensions, state legislators yesterday also dealt with measures intended to get a trio of companies to call Illinois home. But they only got halfway there.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Decatur-based Archer Daniels Midland is shopping for a new world headquarters. The agribusiness giant may well choose Chicago; but it wants a tax break from Illinois, like in a measure approved by the Senate.</span></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 05:32:43 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 14274 at http://wuis.org ADM Unlikely To Get Tax Credit Before End Of Year Tax Breaks For ADM, Office Depot Advancing in Senate http://wuis.org/post/tax-breaks-adm-office-depot-advancing-senate <p>A Senate panel has approved legislation that would give tax incentives to two of Illinois biggest corporations — Office Depot and Archer Daniels Midland.</p><p>ADM says it's moving its head office from Decatur to a larger city.</p><p>Chicago is thought to top the list of alternatives, but the company has also checked out Minneapolis and Atlanta. That said, ADM executive Gregory Webb told senators the company would prefer to stay in Illinois.</p><p>"We have 17,000 North American employees, and 4,500 of them are in Decatur. So Illinois is a preference," Webb said.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 14:52:21 +0000 Brian Mackey 12524 at http://wuis.org Tax Breaks For ADM, Office Depot Advancing in Senate Legislators Set To Give Tax Breaks ... But Not Yet, ADM http://wuis.org/post/legislators-set-give-tax-breaks-not-yet-adm <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>State legislators are advancing a measure that attempts to lure chemical plant jobs to Illinois, but broader plans to offer companies like ADM incentives are not ready just yet.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Archer Daniels Midland is the highest-profile case of a company looking for a tax break from the state, in exchange for creating jobs. In ADM's case, the company is looking to move its global headquarters from Decatur to ... maybe Chicago, maybe a city in another state.</span></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 12:46:00 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 12430 at http://wuis.org Legislators Set To Give Tax Breaks ... But Not Yet, ADM