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5 Illinois Counties With Huge On-Average Tax Deductions

Reboot Illinois | Posted 06.15.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Every Illinoisans is on the hook for 3 percent of their income going to state income taxes. Their federal taxes, however, likely will vary, and municipalities throughout the state levy their own local taxes on different things and at different levels. But some places in Illinois, and throughout the country, benefit more from state and local tax deductions than others.

Fit To Be Fried, Romney Style

Lester & Charlie | Posted 11.24.2012 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

We think that if Mitt wants to be president, he needs to apologize to something like -- hmmm -- 47 percent of the country.

States Doing The Most (And Least) To Spread The Wealth

24/7 Wall St. | Charles B. Stockdale, Michael B. Sauter, Ashley C. Allen | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: The Occupy movement has brought economic inequality to the headlines. Occupy protesters around the country have labeled themselves...

State, Local Tax Share Falls For First Time Since 2000

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MIAMI (By Michael Connor) - Taxes paid to local and state governments as a share of incomes fell in 2009, as taxes tumbled more quickly than wages an...