Illinois can do it the old way and raise taxes to deliver pork projects. Or Illinois can be smart and make each tax dollar work hard to deliver projects that help residents and the economy.View Report
As Airbnb begins to remit Naperville’s hotel/motel use tax, some downstate municipalities are considering similar measures.
Chicago has some of the highest taxes on travelers in the nation.
Cook County’s new 1 percent hotel tax will raise Chicago’s combined hotel tax to 17.4 percent in 2016.