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Pritzker tries to blame Republicans after ally suggests big tax hike coming if voters reject tax amendment

1 month ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

A day after a top Democratic ally warned of an across-the-board income tax increase if voters reject a proposed tax amendment, Gov. J.B. Pritzker sought to blame Illinois Republicans should such a tax hike take place.
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Pritzker administration warns of 20% income tax hike if graduated tax amendment doesn't pass

Pritzker administration warns of 20% income tax hike if graduated tax amendment doesn't pass

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - State Republicans and Democrats are attacking each other over the graduated-rate tax amendment.
Gov. JB Pritzker's officer said Thursday if voters don't approve the amendment, income taxes will increase 20% for all Illinois tax payers - not just high earners.
Opponents of changing the states flat income tax to a graduated tax say it will hurt small business owners, create job loss, and make even more people leave the state.
The governor says it will make the income taxes people pay in the state more fair by having the wealthy take on more of the tax burden. He says 97%...
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