Reports

State of Working Illinois 2008

Release: January 1, 2008

CTBA working in partnership with Northern Illinois University produced the 2008 State of Working Illinois. The Report is one of the most detailed state analyses ever conducted on the Illinois economy. The report tracks the effects of national and global economic trends, such as rising inequality, on working families throughout the state and provides a wealth of information on jobs, income, and unemployment for each county in the state. The Report also identifies industrial sectors and occupational growth by sector, employment, education and income changes in each region.

2006 State Individual Income Taxes

Release: December 17, 2007

A list of personal income tax rates in all 50 states and the District of Columbia in 2006.

Issue Brief: Illinois Property Taxes

Release: November 29, 2007

This Issue Brief provides an overview of who pays property taxes in Illinois, the steps in the property tax cycle, and what property tax revenue is used for.

Testimony to the House Mass Transit Committee

Release: October 9, 2007

CTBA's written 2007 testimony on Senate Bill 572 to the House Mass Transit Committee

Cook County's Revenue System is Structurally Unable to Support the Public Services it Provides

Release: September 24, 2007

This Report analyzes the basic public services Cook County provides and the revenue sources that fund them. The Report also examines the Cook County fiscal system to determine whether it has the ability to fund and sustain the level of public services it currently provides.

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