No other state’s constitution or labor laws are like Illinois’ – broadly allowing government unions to override statutes simply by negotiating contrary provisions into collective bargaining agreements. Illinois may not be alone for long.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.