Revenue Policy

Released May 6, 2015

PowerPoint presented by Ralph Martire at the Senate Revenue Hearing.

Released April 7, 2014

Policy leaders across Illinois have identified supporting small businesses and entrepreneurship as key to reviving the state’s sluggish economy. And no wonder, given that over 99 percent of all businesses in Illinois are “small business” as defined by the Small Business Administration.  This Report, identifies best practices and policy initiatives decision makers can take to improve the state’s economy and aid small businesses in Illinois.

Released March 28, 2014

Drawing on reports released by Stanford University and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, this Issue Brief debunks the myth that if Illinois increased income tax rates on higher incomes there would be a mass exodus of millionaire households out of the state and points out the importance of moving to a fair tax.   

Released October 9, 2007

CTBA's written 2007 testimony on Senate Bill 572 to the House Mass Transit Committee

Released May 7, 2010

Fact Sheets and Report on House Bill 174 of the 96th General Assembly. This tax reform bill would have implemented a number of changes to Illinois' tax structure including tax increases of the personal and corporate income taxes. Thus, generating new revenue for the state.

Released April 26, 2007

Fact Sheets on HB/SB 750 of the 95th General Assembly.

Released January 1, 2003

An overview of Public Act 93-30, which decoupled Illinois from the federal estate tax.

Released June 7, 2006

CTBA’s analysis of the 2006 proposed sale or lease of the State of Illinois Lottery to generate revenue for funding K-12 education.

Released October 10, 2006

An overview fiscal systems in general and the of the Illinois' fiscal system.

Released January 31, 2007

An overview and chart of revenue options for Illinois.

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