Reports

Funding Our Future: Reforming Illinois Tax Policy

Release: October 29, 2010

This Report is a thorough analysis of the Illinois’s long-term spending patterns, budget problems and tax policy.

Facing Reality: Illinois Must Raise Revenue to Balance Its Budget

Release: July 2, 2009

This Issue Brief explains why increased revenue is needed to address Illinois' budget deficits.

Moving Forward

Release: March 11, 2009

How the state elects to resolve its record deficit will have a meaningful impact on the size and duration of the recession in the state's economy. Given this scenario, the state's best hope of growing its economy and countering the recession is to close its deficit by raising taxes progressively and maintaining or expanding spending on services.

Citizen's Guide to the Illinois Budget & Tax System

Release: January 29, 2008

The Citizen's Guide to the Illinois Budget and Tax System reviews the technical elements of the Illinois budget and tax system. 

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