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Congress lets 55 tax breaks expire at year end, adding uncertainty for individuals, businesses

...maybe make some campaign contributions," said Mark Luscombe, principal tax analyst for CCH, a consulting firm based in Riverwoods, Ill.This year, the package of tax breaks has been caught up in a debate about overhauling the entire tax code. The two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-30/congress-lets-55-tax-break
Penalties add up for not filing

...on overdue taxes - currently 8 percent - may not sound too bad, said Mark Luscombe, principal tax analyst at CCH Inc. of Riverwoods, Ill. The company, a division of Wolters Kluwer, provides tax information and services to tax professionals. "That's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/04/bus_118823.shtml
Business
Biz bites

...of Central America and the floral decoration for Christmas. A large seller of the bloom, Initial Tropical Plants Inc. of Riverwoods, Ill., says its orders rose nearly 10 percent over last winter, to $1.1 million. More than 65 million poinsettias...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/25/bus_35706.shtml
Business
Year-end tax planning can reduce aggravation in April

...aggravation and money next spring. "Tax planning is not just for the rich," said John W. Roth, an analyst at CCH Inc. in Riverwoods, Ill., which provides tax information and services. "The more you do now, the better off you'll be." Roth says one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/17/fin_392556.shtml
Finance
Earned income tax credit can put money in pockets of working poor

...percent to 25 percent of eligible taxpayers aren't applying for it. Mark Luscombe, principal tax analyst at CCH Inc. of Riverwoods, Ill., which provides tax information and services to tax professionals, said some taxpayers may be overwhelmed by the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/27/fin_60003.shtml
Finance
Loukas' finale has her ahead of field

...Victoria Ishimatsu, whose sister Haley is second in the 10-meter platform, was fifth. Loukas, a 22-year-old from Riverwoods, Ill., who dives out of Indiana University, earned her highest marks -- a 9.5 and three 9.0s among the seven judges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/20/oly_462837.shtml
Olympics
Business news

...combined with better payment habits, helped Discover Financial Services fiscal third-quarter profit more than double.The Riverwoods, Ill.-based credit card company's results solidly beat Wall Street expectations, which buoyed its stock while the broader...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-09-22/business-news
Property, income not only retirement tax concerns

...away from states taxing Social Security in the last five years, according to Kathleen Thies, a state income tax analyst for Riverwoods, Ill.-based CCH Inc. However, this may slow as states try to hang on to dwindling revenue sources in tough economic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/05/fin_529767.shtml
Finance
Small operations unprepared for overtime rules

...overtime and what is exempt. This is always the hardest part, said Ron Miller, an employment law expert with CCH Inc. in Riverwoods, Ill. Indeed, the biggest trigger of wage disputes comes from a failure by companies to accurately match job duties to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/17/bus_425524.shtml
Business
Troops called to active duty qualify for interest, tax breaks

...for filing federal income taxes - to 180 days after they leave a combat area. Mark Luscombe, an analyst at CCH Inc. in Riverwoods, Ill., which provides tax information and services, said some lower-income military families may find it advantageous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/14/fin_475791.shtml
Finance