State Budget

Released March 22, 2012

This Report, co-authored by CTBA and the Social Impact Research Center, highlights  the consequences of state budget cuts to human service programs.

Released October 10, 2006

An overview fiscal systems in general and the of the Illinois' fiscal system.

Released April 4, 2007

Answers to frequently asked questions about Illinois' fiscal system

Released September 11, 2007

This Issue Brief provides an overview of the tax expenditures available to corporations in Illinois.

Released September 30, 2010

This Issue Brief analyzes various 2010 tax proposals.

Released October 29, 2010

This Report is a thorough analysis of the Illinois’s long-term spending patterns, budget problems and tax policy.

Released July 19, 2011

The written summary of Ralph Martire's testimony on corporate income tax expenditures to the joint House and Senate revenue committee in August 2011.

Released February 1, 2012

Creating a graduated rate structure for the Illinois individual income tax is one  long-term, structural policy change that would simultaneously stimulate job growth in the state, tax people more fairly and reduce Illinois’ General Fund deficits.This Report explains why a graduated rate structure is needed in Illinois, and how it would impact taxpayers and the state's budget.

Released May 23, 2012

Presentation on why Illinois needs tax reform, and the case for a graduated income tax.

Released June 30, 2004

CTBA's analysis of the final, FY2004 General Fund budget.

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