Tax and Budget

Released February 2, 2007

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

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 December 8, 2009

Medicaid spending is often misunderstood and misrepresented because of the complexities of its financing structure.This Report is intended to: (1) clarify how Illinois’ Medicaid program is funded, (2) highlight the benefits to the state of Medicaid’s financing structure, (3) identify the percenta

Released March 31, 2010

A Fact Sheet on the impact Medicaid has on Illinois' economy.

Released March 18, 2010

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

Released June 4, 2007

A primer on how Illinois finances long-term care for older adults.

Released February 24, 2010

Reduced funding in FY2011 would continue long-term pattern of spending cuts, harm vulnerable populations and fall disproportionately on small to midsized businesses, hurting the state economy. 

Released December 13, 2010

Gender Disparity in Human Services analyzes how the FY2011 Illinois Human Services budget has targeted severe cuts to important service areas of particular concern to women. 

Released March 22, 2012

This Report, co-authored by CTBA and the Social Impact Research Center, highlights  the consequences of state budget cuts to human service programs.

Released August 1, 2003

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

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