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Illinois Taxes Too High For Chicago To Open A Casino, A Bit Ironic


Illinois residents face taxes all of the time, but now Mayor Lightfoot complaining that Illinois taxes are too high to open a financially successful Chicago casino. Gee whiz, how did they screw that up? Chicago tries for decades to get … Continue reading

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Pritzker Signs Bills Expanding State’s Medical Marijuana Law To Include Autism As Well As Other Conditions


Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker celebrated a pair of new laws Monday that expand the state’s medical marijuana program, including one that gives students more options for taking the drug at school.  “As we continue to reform state government so that … Continue reading

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COOK COUNTY HOME VALUES DOWN 31%, PROPERTY TAXES UP 22% SINCE 2007


Cook County homeowners have yet to recover much of the home value they lost after the 2007 housing market crash. But that hasn’t stopped county homeowners’ property tax bills from climbing. Average home prices in Cook County are 31% lower … Continue reading

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Illinois Property Owners Could Be Funding a Special Subsidy for Affordable Housing When Approved by the Illinois General Assembly


The bill is being pushed in the Illinois General Assembly. Does anyone else see the irony here? Property taxes will go up to pay for affordable housing if legislation now pending in the General Assembly passes. It’s not styled as a property … Continue reading

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Illinois Home Values down 21% and Property Taxes Up 7 % Since 2007


Illinois homeowners still have yet to recover much of the home value they lost after the housing market crash. But that hasn’t stopped those homeowners’ property tax bills from climbing. Average home prices in Illinois are still 21% lower today … Continue reading

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Cook County judge rules Illinois lawmakers cannot reject their own pay raises


State lawmakers were wrong to freeze their own pay between 2009 and 2016, said a Cook County judge who ruled in favor of two former state senators who want their back pay. On July 2, Cook County Circuit Judge Franklin … Continue reading

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Former Alderman and Schiller Park Lobbyist Hires Criminal Defense Lawyers as Feds’ Net Widens


Since last fall, the IRS has slapped two liens on Zalewski and his wife. On Oct. 12, 2018, the Zalewskis were hit with a lien for $85,864 for unpaid income taxes in 2013, 2014 and 2015. On March 15, 2019, … Continue reading

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Thanks Mike Madigan : Illinois Has The Highest Overall Tax Burden In The US


Illinois in 2019 was again ranked as having the nation’s highest overall tax burden, at just shy of 15% of median household income. Adding another superlative by having Illinois residents pay the nation’s highest base vehicle registration fees is another … Continue reading

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One More Thing On The Illinois Gas Tax Increase


The state’s new motor fuel tax of 38 cents a gallon will be tied to the Consumer Price Index effective July 2020. That means every March, the Illinois Department of Revenue will use federal inflation data from the previous 12 … Continue reading

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The Cost Of Even Parking In Illinois Is Going Up As Well As A New Government Tax Scheme on Purchases—-Car Dealers and Purchasers Will Feel Tax Pain


Did you know pursuant to a bill passed on the last day of the legislative session, the first $10,000 of trade-in value will go untaxed. After that, every dollar of trade-in value would be applied to the purchase price of … Continue reading

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