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Candy Crush: Illinois slaps sales tax on Snickers, but not Twix

By Travis Nix, Illinois Policy Institute | Jun 26, 2018

State lawmakers should reform Illinois’ overly complicated sales taxes and other anti-business taxes, which violate guiding principles of sound tax policy.

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Nickel & Dime: eBay, online retailers warn SCOTUS could unleash lawsuit torrent vs sellers over taxes

By Dan Churney | Jun 7, 2018

Nickel & Dime: eBay, online retailers warn SCOTUS ruling could unleash torrent of lawsuits accusing sellers over taxes

Wave of tax and fee increases sweeping Illinois

By Brendan Bakala, Illinois Policy Institute | Oct 17, 2017

Cities and villages across the state are raising taxes or implementing new ones for a variety of functions, from attracting a fast-food restaurant to catching up on rising pension costs.

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