Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Illinois ranked 20th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending.
Illinois finished 42nd in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.
California, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C., ranked among the U.S. jurisdictions with the most progressive individual income tax systems, according to a recent Tax Foundation analysis.
Illinois ranked No. 41 among the District of Columbia and the 50 states in a recent analysis by WalletHub.com on how they were affected by the 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government.
Chicago ranks second worst among the 75 largest cities in the United States for the handling of its finances, according to a Truth in Accounting (TIA) analysis of municipal data released this month.
Illinois finished at No. 36 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.
Illinois ranked No. 26 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
Illinois is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.
Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Illinois ranked No. 33 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.
Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Illinois ranked No. 4 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.
Illinois ranked No. 36 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.
Illinois ranked No. 48 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).
Illinois earned subpar marks for its system of making annual budgetary data available to residents, according to a study by the Chicago-based policy institute Truth in Accounting (TIA).
The city of Harvey’s financial woes have morphed into a national story line, much of it stemming from an ongoing pension debt crisis that now has the one-time thriving city synonymous with rising levels of budgetary recklessness and political corruption.
Illinois will now permit growing cannabis for use in non-drug products like paper and fabrics, biodegradable plastics, health food and construction supplies.