Tax and Budget

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

Fact Sheet: Gross Receipts Tax

Release: March 6, 2007

A Fact Sheet on the Gross Receipts Tax, which in general is a broad-based, low rate tax imposed on all income received by a business without any deductions for costs of doing business.

Funding a Quality Education Requires Fiscal Reform

Release: February 28, 2007

This Fact Sheet provides information on how Illinois could reform its fiscal system to provide equitable education funding.

The State of Illinois Shortchanges Cook County on Federal Medicaid Funds

Release: February 2, 2007

An explanation of how the state shortchanges Cook County of federal Medicaid payments.

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