In January 2011, state officials passed a 67 percent increase to the Illinois state income tax, raising the average household tax bill by approximately $1500.† Do you favor or oppose this tax increase?
20% Favor 68% Oppose 11% Not sure
Has the tax increase put Illinois back on sound fiscal footing and strengthened the Illinois economy? 7% Yes, Illinois is back on sound fiscal footing and we have a strong economy 78% No, Illinois isnít back on sound fiscal footing and the economy isnít strong 14% Not sure
How confident are you that revenue from the tax hike has been used responsibly?
24% Very or somewhat confident 65% Not very or not at all confident 11% Not sure
According to current state law, the tax hike will be partially rolled back in 2015 and will fully expire by 2025.† Should the tax hike be repealed immediately, should it be allowed to expire as scheduled or should the tax hike be made permanent? 53% The tax hike should be repealed immediately 31% The tax hike should be allowed to expire as scheduled 9% The tax hike should be made permanent 7% Not sure
Generally speaking does the Illinois business climate make it more likely that businesses will leave Illinois or more likely that businesses will move to Illinois? 71% More likely to leave Illinois 11% More likely to move to Illinois 18% Not sure