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A year ago, over half of Illinoisans considered moving away, but today it’s more than 6 in 10, a new poll shows. The No. 1 reason cited for wanting to move? High taxes.
The Land of Lincoln is the land of the nation’s least-friendly state tax climate, according to a new study.
Illinois’ housing price growth remains well below the national average because of lagging demand, caused in large part by tax policies that make people hesitant to spend.
Illinois’ overabundance of local government layers provides ample room to consolidate and save property taxes.
Chicago Public Library is now the largest public library system in the nation to stop penalizing residents for overdue library books.
Funding for a third Chicagoland airport was included in the latest state budget. The controversial plan brings a risk for more corruption and overspending that will cost taxpayers millions.
A pair of proposals recently filed by state lawmakers would kill the vehicle trade-in sales tax before it kicks into gear at the start of 2020.
Without true pension reform, Sangamon County homeowners will only continue to see the gap between their property taxes and home values grow.
Illinois received an F grade in fiscal health from a government accounting watchdog, with each taxpayer on the hook for $52,600 in debt.
Without true pension reform, Madison County homeowners will only continue to see the gap between their property taxes and home values grow.