Tag: Illinois property taxes

$1 of every $3 in Illinois individual income tax is paid to retired teachers

That’s right, $1 of every $3 of your Illinois individual income tax goes to retired teachers, a calculation says. That’s $1,578 if you live in Chicago, are married and your household income is $100,000. That’s $1,578 that won’t go to needed healthcare, social services and schools. Stunning, isn’t it. And J.B. Pritzker, the Democrat candidate for Illinois governor wants... Read more »

Another gift from your Illinois Democrats

Illinois property taxes are growing 6 times faster than household incomes Ah yes, Democrats (mostly but not exclusively) have given us another reason to get the hell out of Chicago and Illinois. According to the Illinois Policy Institute: Government data show average property taxes paid in Illinois grew more than 6 times faster than household... Read more »

Illinois' suffocating taxes

Illinois’ taxes are hurting home values and driving residents out of the state.
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