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Analysis: Illinois ranks 20th highest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in Illinois ranked 20th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Average tax refund in Illinois ranks 7th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in Illinois ranked seventh among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Illinois posts 2nd highest property tax rate in new national study

Illinois ranked 50th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Hamilton County has fastest growing local economy in Illinois

Hamilton County was ranked the top-performing local economy in Illinois in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in Illinois rank 28th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in Illinois ranked 28th in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

Illinois ranks 10th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

Illinois finished 10th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: Illinois ranks 11th least reliant on federal aid

Illinois finished 40th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states rely most on federal aid funding as a percentage of their general-fund revenue.

Analysis: Illinois ranks 12th worst in corporate tax study

Illinois finished 39th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly corporate income tax structures.

Analysis: Illinois ranks 13th best in state income tax study

Illinois finished 13th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly income tax structures.

Analysis: Illinois ranks 36th best in sales tax study

Illinois finished 36th in a study by the Tax Foundation examining which states have the most business-friendly sales tax structures.

Analysis: Illinois ranks 6th worst on property tax study

Illinois finished 45th in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking of which states have the most business-friendly property tax structures.

Analysis: Illinois House members rank 20th most frugal on spending votes

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.

Analysis: Illinois ranks 9th worst on unemployment insurances taxes

Illinois finished 42nd in a new study by the Tax Foundation ranking which states have the most business-friendly unemployment insurance tax structures.

Analysis: California, New York, D.C. have most progressive income taxes

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.

Analysis: Illinois ranked 41st most affected by government shutdown

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.

Analysis: Chicago ranks 2nd among largest U.S. cities lacking funds to pay debts.

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 ranked No. 36 in 2019 business climate index

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.

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