If an Illinois worker takes a pay cut during a recession, she knows the state isn’t going to take an even bigger chunk out of her paycheck. That’s because the state income tax rate stays the same. But if her home loses value, too, she could still see her property tax bill go up. Government...View Report
If taxpayers can get a bigger bang for their buck, they should get it.
If a school facilities sales tax referendum was passed in DeKalb County, the 0.25 percent sales-tax rate could rise to 1.25 percent, a 400 percent increase.