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PROPERTY TAXES IN ILLINOIS HURT THE STATE’S BUSINESS TAX CLIMATE

A recent report from the Washington-based, nonpartisan Tax Foundation reveals that Illinois property taxes not only have an adverse effect on the state’s business tax climate, but that Illinois is one of the worst states in the country using the foundation’s index.

Springfield IL Taxpayers Crushed by Gov. Pension Debt

Springfield, IL – Taxpayer Education Foundation (TEF) today released its updated study on Springfield municipal pensions, Sangamon County government pensions, including the top 200 pensions in the Teachers Retirement System (TRS), Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), and the State University Retirement System (SURS). Taxpayers United of America (TUA) issued the following statement based on the TEF pension study:

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Retired CCSD Employees Receive Huge Pensions

View as PDF View Pension Grids The Taxpayer Education Foundation (TEF) has launched an investigation of Cambria Community Services District’s (CCSD) retired government-employee pension promises.  The report found that over a third of currently...