If you an individual who earned up to $30,000 last year or a family that made up to $55,000, you may be eligible to work with trained tax preparers at now cost to you. The city of Chicago in partnership with the Center for Economic Partnership and Ladder Up is providing the assistance citywide through mid-April.
Congressman Danny Davis, state Rep. Camille Lilly, Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin, and Ald. Chris Taliaferro and Emma Mitts warn the legislation would be devastating to many West Side residents.
The controversial penny-an-ounce sweetened beverage tax could be repealed next week by the Cook County Board of Commissioners. West Side residents discussed the controversial tax Wednesday at the North Austin Branch Library. The event was co-sponsored by the Austin Chamber of Commerce and the Westside Branch of the NAACP.