Tax and Money Matters

The total tax on hotel rooms in Chicago is 14.9 percent. The total tax on hotel rooms in Rosemont is 12 percent.

Michele McDonald, applications coordinator for Siemens Medical Systems, a medical device company based in Iselin, NJ, has been to the Greater Chicago area as both a meeting planner and an exhibitor. She planned a small meeting for about 25 specialists at the Sheraton Suites Hotel at O'Hare International Airport last June. "We chose the location because our attendees were co

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