Reports

Issue Brief: The Illinois Structural Deficit (2008)

Release: January 22, 2008

This Issue Brief provides an updated overview to Illinois' structural deficit, which is a result of the state's flawed fiscal system.

State of Working Illinois 2008

Release: January 1, 2008

CTBA working in partnership with Northern Illinois University produced the 2008 State of Working Illinois. The Report is one of the most detailed state analyses ever conducted on the Illinois economy. The report tracks the effects of national and global economic trends, such as rising inequality, on working families throughout the state and provides a wealth of information on jobs, income, and unemployment for each county in the state. The Report also identifies industrial sectors and occupational growth by sector, employment, education and income changes in each region.

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.

Illinois Fiscal System: Frequently Asked Questions

Release: April 4, 2007

Answers to frequently asked questions about Illinois' fiscal system

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