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Illinois Tax Policies Can Be Rather Taxing

04/17/2015 05:33 pm ET | Updated Jun 16, 2015

April doesn't just bring showers for May flowers. For accountants, this time of year is busier than Christmas as they help folks rush out their tax returns to the IRS.

However, the IRS isn't the only way that the government collects citizen's dollars.

In the U.S. when it comes to being taxed, not all citizens are treated equally. Midwesterners pay varying amounts for anything from cell phone calls to whiskey, all based upon what state they live in.

When comparing Illinois to its neighboring states, here are just a few examples of the different ways that some taxes stack up:
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Check out Reboot Illinois to see how Illinois' cell phone taxes and sales taxes compare to its neighboring states and the rest of the country and how Illinois' taxes has changed over the last five years.

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