Illinois State Income Taxes Are a Hot Election Topic

61380665_bde311d5a9_qState income taxes were increased in 2011 to make up for budgeting shortfalls. Though a vote to make these increases permanent is in the works, Republican candidate for Governor, Bruce Rauner, wants to delay the lawmakers’ decision until after the election. If he wins the election, Rauner states he wants to block these increases from being made permanent. However, current Governor Pat Quinn argues that the increase tax revenue is necessary for state services such as schools, healthcare, public safety and helping veterans.  If increased tax rates have resulted in back taxes owed, call our offices for help.

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