Tag: Illinois taxes

Illinois tax filing opens Monday (free)

The Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) will begin accepting 2021 state individual income tax returns on Monday, Jan. 24, the same date that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) begins accepting federal individual income tax returns. If a taxpayer electronically files an error-free return, they should receive a direct deposit refund[Read More…]

Three property tax homestead exemptions extended

Three homestead exemptions will automatically renew for the next property tax year. Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law a bill that will eliminate the need for yearly renewals. The action was one of several COVID-19 related bills approved during the spring legislative session. Under the bill, homeowners who received the[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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