Reports

Good for Business: How Illinois Can Best Support Small Business

Release: April 7, 2014

Policy leaders across Illinois have identified supporting small businesses and entrepreneurship as key to reviving the state’s sluggish economy. And no wonder, given that over 99 percent of all businesses in Illinois are “small business” as defined by the Small Business Administration.  This Report, identifies best practices and policy initiatives decision makers can take to improve the state’s economy and aid small businesses in Illinois.

Written Summary of Corporate Income Tax Expenditure Testimony

Release: July 19, 2011

The written summary of Ralph Martire's testimony on corporate income tax expenditures to the joint House and Senate revenue committee in August 2011.

Issue Brief: Corporate Tax Expenditures

Release: September 11, 2007

This Issue Brief provides an overview of the tax expenditures available to corporations in Illinois.

The Illinois Tax Climate

Release: April 17, 2007

Written supplement to oral testimony provided to the House Revenue Committee during its April 2007 subject matter hearing on tax fairness.

Fact Sheet: Gross Receipts Tax

Release: March 6, 2007

A Fact Sheet on the Gross Receipts Tax, which in general is a broad-based, low rate tax imposed on all income received by a business without any deductions for costs of doing business.

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