A report found that the odds of audit for returns filed by those earning less than $25,000 in 2022 was 12.7 out of every 1,000 returns filed. For all other filers, the rate was 2.3 for every 1,000 returns filed.

IRS audits low-income taxpayers more often than wealthier peers, study finds

The Internal Revenue Service was 5 ½ times more likely to audit the tax returns of the working poor in 2022 than all other taxpayers, according to a Syracuse University report.

A deteriorating door in an apartment building at 12701 Shaker Boulevard during a November 2022 visit by Cleveland building inspectors. The city is suing the building’s owners, who have pledged to make repairs.

Cleveland sues owners, managers of Shaker Boulevard apartments 

The lawsuit comes as Mayor Justin Bibb’s administration pledges a more aggressive tack in enforcing housing code.

Workers at the REI Co-op in the Pinecrest development in Orange Village in February. They voted March 3 to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU).

REI Co-op workers at Cleveland-area store vote to join union

Workers at the REI Co-op at the Pinecrest development in Orange Village voted Friday to join a union.

Cleveland Community Development Director Alyssa Hernandez opens up two days of Community Development Block Grant budget hearings.

What we learned from Cleveland’s 2023 Community Development Block Grant hearings

Cleveland City Council members returned to the budget hearing table to vet Mayor Justin Bibb’s proposals for how to spend the city’s expected allotment – nearly $34 million –  of Community Development Block Grants, often referred to as CDBG funding. 

Robert Johnson, Jr., calls out dance steps during a line dance class at Sam Sylk’s restaurant in Maple Heights. The Line Dance King has been teaching urban contemporary line dance, in which steps are choreographed to such musical genres as R&B and hip-hop, in Greater Cleveland for 33 years.

Side Hustle: Robert Johnson, Jr., The Line Dance King

Robert Johnson’s reputation and expertise attract hundreds of people weekly to his classes to learn dance steps and have fun.


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