Posts Tagged “taxation”

Suburbs must standup to Chicago’s Tax Grab

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Suburbs must standup to Chicago’s Tax Grab

Suburbs must standup to Chicago’s Tax Grab Forcing suburbanites to help cover the budgetneeds of Chicago has always been a problem with Chicagoland politics. It needs to stop. It’s not that I don’t like Chicago. I Love Chicago. I was born there. But like most people born there, I fled to crime, the taxes and…

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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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Laws needed to regulate credit card interest rates

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Laws needed to regulate credit card interest rates

Laws needed to regulate credit card interest rates There are a lot of challenges facing American consumers, from rising taxes, government corruption and increasing crime, to failing education and deteriorating product quality. But one of the worst challenges facing the American consumer and American taxpayers is the unregulated credit card banking industry. This week, they…

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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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Soda tax is an example of why Cook County needs change

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Soda tax is an example of why Cook County needs change

Soda tax is an example of why Cook County needs change The Preckwinkle tax on all sweetened drink sales in Cook County primarily slams residents of the Chicagoland suburbs, but is premised on a misleading, political lie: that it is intended to improve the health of the public. But, Preckwinkle intentionally left out the people…

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