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Illinois’ lethal combination - property tax increasing three times faster than household income

By Ted Dabrowski, Wirepoints | Jan 22, 2019

A lethal combination of rising property taxes and stagnant incomes has forced many Illinoisans to rethink their relationship with their state. Families have done the math, whether they’re in the struggling south suburbs of Chicago or the affluent North Shore, and they’ve decided to leave Illinois behind.

Illinois GOP looks to turn screws in Pritzker’s toilet 'scheme to defraud'

By Cole Lauterbach, Illinois News Network | Oct 14, 2018

Illinois Republicans are not going to let Democrat J.B. Pritzker’s troubles concerning a potentially illegal property tax break go away.

Illinois residents will pay additional online sales tax starting Oct. 1

By Adam Schuster, Illinois Policy Institute | Sep 25, 2018

As a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair Inc., most online purchases in Illinois will now be subject to automatic collection of the state’s 6.25 percent use tax.

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