While IT providers’ negotiations can lead to discount perks to small firms, they can also lead to awkward conversations and rescinding recommendations.
The Illinois courts have been moving towards e-filing – albeit slowly. The original date of January 1st, 2018 was pushed back after Cook County Circuit Court Clerk, Dorothy Brown, and Chief Judge, Tim Evans, filed a joint request to push back the start date a full year. They were granted six months and as of this Sunday, July 1st, the six month extension will have come to a close.
Procrastination. We are all guilty of it at some point in our lives, and attorneys are no exception. As you may or may not know the courts have been moving towards e-filing with January 1, 2018 being the date that this will be mandatory across Illinois. I recently had the chance to attend a seminar on how to avoid the pitfalls of e-filing. While I am not an expert on this yet, I have learned enough to share some quick tips & links for those out there that will be plunging into this sometimes-daunting task.
No doubt that if you are a business person in Chicago, you are very well aware of the $543 million property tax hike that passed last month. It was either cut the budget or raise the taxes to pay for the long overdue pensions of city public safety workers, and many felt like there wasn’t much of a choice.