GENEVA – If Illinois were to change its state constitution to allow for a graduated income tax – that is, higher-income earners would pay more as a percentage than lower-income earners – it would bring the state more revenue and stimulate the economy.
In a Feb. 21 presentation at the Unitarian Universalist Society in Geneva, Jean Pierce made the case for changing the state’s flat income tax rate of 4.95 percent to a graduated or progressive tax rate, similar to how federal taxes are calculated.
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Kane County Chronicle
Published: February 22, 2019
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