Skip to comments.Illinois nets almost $6 billion more in taxes in 2012
Posted on 04/24/2013 6:03:54 AM PDT by KeyLargo
Illinois nets almost $6 billion more in taxes in 2012
Article posted: 4/24/2013 5:30 AM
By Jake Griffin
Illinois collected nearly $6 billion more in taxes and fees in 2012 than in the year before.
That's the greatest increase of any state in the nation, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's annual State Government Tax Collections report released a few days
Rising from $30.6 billion in 2011 to $36.4 billion in 2012, Illinois' state tax increase largely comes on the backs of workers who saw individual income taxes climb by nearly $4.5 billion, thanks to the first full year of a 2-percentage-point income tax hike.
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“Happy days are here again!
The skies above are clear again!”
“This is why people are moving out of the state,” said state Rep. Patti Bellock, a Hinsdale Republican who serves as the minority spokeswoman on the House Appropriations-Human Services Committee. “People are being taxed to death and they don’t want to put up with it because they don’t feel there is a good fiscal policy in our state.”
Published: 23 April 2013 01:42 PM
CHICAGO Gov. Pat Quinn says Texas Gov. Rick Perrys visit to try to entice businesses away from Illinois is merely an escapade and Illinois can compete with any state.
The Chicago Democrat took some jabs at Perry, whos in Illinois through Tuesday to lure jobs back to his home state.
source for the map?
I never got a Thank You card from Gov. Kasich either.
“source for the map?”
ESRI u.s. census bureau
What good news!! Now they should raise taxes to 50% or 60% and all their problems will be solved!!!
Woot! Way to go Illinois! Try to double that this year!
“”Rising from $30.6 billion in 2011 to $36.4 billion in 2012, Illinois’ state tax increase”” resulted in layoffs and business closures. The $6 billion in additional taxes collected was used for unemployement payments, welfare payments, etc. In so many words raising taxes was a losing proposition.
Yea, it’s because they dam# near DOUBLED the tax rate!
And the high crime in Illinois is another reason residents are fleeing the state.
Apr 24, 2013
Illinois State Police as confirming that 5 people were shot to death in a home in Manchester, a village of 350 people located is 85 north of St. Louis.
WLDS quotes Manchester police as saying that a suspect is in custody.
The pastor of Manchester Baptist Church tells KSDK-TV that the shootings took place inside a public housing complex. At least one of the victims is a child, according to the Scott County Sheriff’s Department.
Farrakhan son is part-time Harvey cop but hasnt worked a shift in 4 years
that salary for doing nothing ain’t gonna just pay itself.