What’s going to happen to our income taxes in Illinois? Should we switch to a progressive tax system with different rates that rise as incomes go up? Should we maintain our flat system? Should our rate remain at the “temporary” 5 percent for individuals or should it drop down to 3.75 percent as the law now says it should.
It's safe to say the income tax debate is THE hot topic in Illinois this year.
Reboot Illinois is partnering with the Union League Club of Chicago to host a debate on the issue. It's the morning of Feb. 28 at the Union League Club in Chicago.
We've got a couple of the best, most articulate and thoughtful lawmakers ready to argue the pros and cons, the ups, the downs, the ins and outs for us: State Representative David McSweeney, a suburban Republican, and State Representative Christian Mitchell, a city Democrat.
We look forward to seeing you there to learn about this important issue in Illinois.
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