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04.12.19

The following blog post examines the possibility of the City of Chicago instituting a city income tax. The idea was discussed by several mayoral and aldermanic candidates in the recent Chicago 2019 municipal election.

This blog post is intended for informational purposes only. The Civic...

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Tweets by @CivicFederation

The Civic Federation
As the General Assembly weighs the Governor’s proposal it should consider the impact on revenue volatility and make… https://t.co/j0v2Cactr9
The Civic Federation
To clarify, if recent income trends continue, a top-heavy tax structure will lead to higher revenues on average, bu… https://t.co/3a6BGzELie
The Civic Federation
Upper-income volatility has important implications for the Governor’s graduated income tax plan, which concentrates… https://t.co/AD95Tv187F