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Workshop informs, answers questions about filing taxes

Director of accounting Nicholas Robinson, speaks with the crowd during the Income Tax Workshop Wednesday afternoon in Lumpkin Hall.

Melissa Jabek, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2019

The Income Tax Workshop led by director of accountancy Nicholas Robinson helped students who have struggled filing taxes and had questions regarding the different forms to use Wednesday in the Buzzard Auditorium. Everyone has their own unique situations that affect their tax filing differently, he said....

Big deals need more recognition

Natalee Reynolds, Columnist

October 8, 2018

In December of 2016, the Chicago Tribune came out with an article that explained the revenue and taxes that funded public schools in Illinois— the results are disheartening. Local taxpayers fund 67.4 percent of public schools, while the state funds roughly 20 percent and the federal government fund...

Governor candidate discusses taxes, education

Olivia Swenson-Hultz | The Daily Eastern News
Daniel Biss, a member of the Illinois Senate from the 9th district, speaks at Eastern about his campaign for governor.

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Staff Reporter

April 26, 2017

State Sen. Daniel Biss, (D-Evanston) discussed his campaign for governor at a meeting with the EIU Democrats Tuesday. Biss’s campaign is mainly based around reforming the “unfair tax system” and reforming Illinois’s flat income tax system, which has been done away with by the majority of...

City council vote on taxes

News Staff

February 7, 2017

  The Charleston City Council will vote on abating several taxes at its meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. The first tax was levied in 2016 to pay a debt service on $6,140,000 general obligation refunding bonds. The other one was also levied in 2016 to pay a debt service on $950,000 general obligation...

City Council approves intergovernmental agreement

AJ Fournier, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2016

  The Charleston City Council passed a resolution approving an intergovernmental agreement with the Houston Galveston Area Council to start working with a cooperative purchasing group. When the city does choose to buy items such as Emergency Medical Service equipment or vehicles for public...

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