Funding Our Future: Reforming Illinois Tax Policy
Release: October 29, 2010
This Report is a thorough analysis of the Illinois’s long-term spending patterns, budget problems and tax policy.
Facing Reality: Illinois Must Raise Revenue to Balance Its Budget
Release: July 2, 2009
This Issue Brief explains why increased revenue is needed to address Illinois' budget deficits.
Release: March 11, 2009
How the state elects to resolve its record deficit will have a meaningful impact on the size and duration of the recession in the state's economy. Given this scenario, the state's best hope of growing its economy and countering the recession is to close its deficit by raising taxes progressively and maintaining or expanding spending on services.
Citizen's Guide to the Illinois Budget & Tax System
Release: January 29, 2008
The Citizen's Guide to the Illinois Budget and Tax System reviews the technical elements of the Illinois budget and tax system.
Revenue Options for Illinois
Release: July 16, 2007
An overview and charts of the potential revenue options for Illinois, and what that revenue could be used for.