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DuPage County taxpayers would see a total of $557 million in state income tax increases if a tax hike measure passed by the Democrat-controlled Illinois State Senate becomes law.
Illinois Senate leaders had hoped to hold a vote as early as today on a proposed budget plan that would raise the personal income tax rate to at least 4.95 percent, but the complex nature of the deal may delay a vote on the matter.
Illinois Senate Republican leader Christine Radogno is at the heart of a bold new plan aimed at ending the state’s two-year budget stalemate, which includes income and corporate tax hikes and billions more in added borrowing.
A proposed increase to Chicago's property tax rate would bring with it unintended -- or perhaps intended -- consequences such as flawed property valuations that often require an attorney to appeal, an Illinois Policy Institute representative told Chicago City Wire.