Income Tax

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.

Issue Brief: Why Taxation in Illinois is Unfair

Release: January 23, 2008

This Issue Brief explains how Illinois' tax system is unfair, and how it can be improved.

2006 State Individual Income Taxes

Release: December 17, 2007

A list of personal income tax rates in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in 2006.

Revenue Options for Illinois

Release: July 16, 2007

An overview and charts of the potential revenue options for Illinois, and what that revenue could be used for.

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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