Hotels, Malls Fail to Pay Cook County Taxes

Hotels and shopping malls have skipped out on their Cook County tax payments

Hotels and shopping malls have skipped out on their Cook County tax payments

Pummeled by the pandemic, numerous hotels and shopping malls in Cook County have skipped their latest property tax payment.

And the total has added up to nearly $500 million the county hasn’t collected, according to Crain’s.

In Chicago, Hilton and Marriott brands, and the luxury Drake Hotel on North Michigan Avenue have accrued the biggest unpaid bills.

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Third-level students should be refunded for accommodation, says Fianna Fail TD Niall Collins

Third-level students who have paid for accommodation up-front should “absolutely” be refunded, says Fianna Fail TD and Minister of State for Skills and Further Education Niall Collins.

hird-level institutions were originally supposed to be offering a ‘blended’ experience to students with some classes taking place online and others on-campus. Thus, many students have moved to university, however, with new Level 3 restrictions it is unlikely they will be attending lectures

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United, American To Cut More Than 32,000 Jobs After Relief Package Talks Fail


  • American to furlough 19,000 workers, United to cut 13,000 jobs 
  • Both airlines prepared to recall workers if a deal is reached
  • Airlines would receive $25 billion as pay support in new relief package

More than 32,000 employees from United Airlines and American Airlines will be furloughed from Thursday as talks in Washington about a new coronavirus relief package failed.

American will furlough 19,000 workers, 14% of its pre-COVID19

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Cruisers cry foul as Crystal Cruises refunds fail to arrive

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Dozens of cruisers have contacted TPG recently to let us know that they’ve been waiting indefinitely on refunds for cruises that were canceled or postponed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Indeed, thousands of travelers across all

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