Posts Tagged “sales tax”

Illinois ranks as 2nd worst state for taxation

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Illinois ranks as 2nd worst state for taxation

Illinois ranks as 2nd worst state for taxation Illinois’ taxation is the 2nd highest in the country for residents who are in low income, middle income categories and only slightly better, 3rd highest for residents in the high income levels. The study impacts property taxes, wages and sales taxes and was completed by WalletHub.com, and online…

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Sean Morrison recognized by national Tax Foundation for fighting tax hikes

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Sean Morrison recognized by national Tax Foundation for fighting tax hikes

Sean Morrison recognized by national Tax Foundation for fighting tax hikes The national Tax Foundation honors 10 elected officials from around country as champions of fighting unnecessary tax hikes. Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison from suburban Chicago’s 17th Cook County District. Morrison led the repeal of the one center per ounce sales tax imposed by…

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Preckwinkle rumored to be mulling soda tax revival

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Preckwinkle rumored to be mulling soda tax revival

Preckwinkle rumored to be mulling soda tax revival Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle took office with a promising future as an elected official concerned about all of the taxpayers. Instead, she broke her key campaign promises, accused critics of being “too personal,” and is trying to punish critics of her political hypocrisy, including taxpayer…

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Cook County Beverage Tax Repeal Vote set for October 10

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Cook County Beverage Tax Repeal Vote set for October 10

Cook County Beverage Tax Repeal Vote set for October 10 A meeting of the Cook County Board’s Finance Committee has been called for Tuesday, October 10 at 10:00am to take up the ordinance to repeal the Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax.  At the request of Cook County Commissioner Sean Morrison, the lead sponsor of the…

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Preckwinkle has chased me out of Cook County

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Preckwinkle has chased me out of Cook County

Preckwinkle has chased me out of Cook County Toni Preckwinkle offensive retail sales tax on sweetened drinks and soda pop is so offensive, she has managed to push me out of Cook County. First the shopping goes and pretty soon it is followed by the physical existence. Cook County’s future under Preckwinkle is bleak, especially…

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Fighting oppressive taxes in Cook County

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Fighting oppressive taxes in Cook County

Fighting oppressive taxes in Cook County SW News Group Column March 9, 2017. Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle bashed former President Todd Stroger when she ran against him for proposing outrageous hikes in taxes including the sales tax. But as soon as she got to office, she raised the taxes, too. Even worse. The…

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