Better Ideas for Illinois Tax Reform


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Many observers thought this could be the year for progressive tax reform in Illinois. But in the wake of a disappointing regular legislative session that was dominated by one poorly-thought-out idea (Governor Rod Blagojevich's proposal for a "gross receipts tax"), lawmakers are back in Springfield for a special "overtime session." A new report from Voices for Illinois Children reminds lawmakers that reforming the state's low,flat-rate income tax could make the Illinois tax system both fairer and more sustainable. To read the Voices report, click here.

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