Tax Expenditures

Released May 15, 2017

The Economic Development for a Growing Economy ("EDGE") Tax Credit program has released more than $1.6 billion in credits to companies promising to create or retain jobs in Illinois since its creation in 1999.

Released May 26, 2006

CTBA's 2006 study comparing the value of the tax breaks received by Cook County non-profit hospitals to the charity care they provide in return. The study was updated in 2009.

Released April 10, 2009

An update to CTBA's 2006 study comparing the value of the tax breaks received by Cook County non-profit hospitals to the charity care they provide in return.

Released March 18, 2010

A Fact Sheet on the Illinois Supreme Court's ruling on Provena.

Released August 1, 2003

Information on the Illinois Earned Income Tax Credit, and its enhancement in 2003.

Released February 9, 2006

A list of annual losses in Illinois' state revenue from corporate tax expenditures for FY2001-FY2004.

Released October 10, 2006

An overview of House Bill 4908 of the 92nd General Assembly, which would have limited the Net Operating Loss Deduction for businesses.

Released October 10, 2006

An overview of Public Act 93-0552, the Corporate Accountability in Tax Expenditures Act.

Released April 23, 2007

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

Released 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.

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