October 29, 2018

Voices for Illinois Children: Who Pays In Illinois? Mostly The Poor And Middle Class

ITEP Work in Action

A new report from the Institute of Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) shows the poorest 20 percent of Illinois households pay nearly twice as much in state and local taxes as the richest one percent. As a result, ITEP ranks Illinois as the eighth most regressive tax system in the country.

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