The U.S. Department of Education accepted just 1 percent of applicants in the first year of a revamped student loan forgiveness program, according to a government watchdog report.
A Pennsylvania couple is facing charges after they spent nearly all of $120,000 put into their bank account by mistake.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot wants to assure that a huge new casino just authorized for Chicago makes a lot of money for both its future private owners and for local taxpayers.
An audit released Wednesday found that a plan to save $500 million a year on state employee health insurance was so ill-conceived and poorly executed that it's costing taxpayers $10 million extra annually without delivering the service promised.
The partial federal government shutdown has dragged on for more than two weeks but eligible American taxpayers can still look forward to their tax refunds.
As Americans get ready for the upcoming tax season, sweeping changes are going to affect how individuals and families file this year — including which deductions and credits they can claim.
Taxpayers in Illinois are used to getting shaved. But you probably didn't realize you're paying top dollar for someone else's haircut as well.
President Trump said his administration and the Republican Party are working to introduce a major tax cut for middle-class Americans around the beginning of November.