Tax Expenditures

Highlights of the Illinois State Budget Proposed for Fiscal Year 2009

Release: March 1, 2009

Governor Rod Blagojevich proposed his FY2009 budget on February 20, 2008, and this Report provides CTBA's analysis of that budget proposal.

Help Struggling Families: Grow the Illinois Earned Income Tax Credit

Release: February 26, 2009

A Fact Sheet on Illinois' state Earned Income Tax Credit, and legislation from the 96th General Assembly that would have increased it.

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. 

Issue Brief: Corporate Tax Expenditures

Release: September 11, 2007

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

Top Ten Reasons to Increase the EITC for Working-Poor Families

Release: April 23, 2007

An explanation of the Illinois Earned Income Tax Credit, and why it should be increased.

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