Democrats’ Legislation for Retroactive Collection of Higher Income Taxes More Than Irritating

I skimmed the Democrats income tax hike bill last night and am still astonished at their making tax collections retroactive to January 1, 2017. That information was posted here yesterday, but the audacity demonstrated still has me fuming. You can … Continue reading

Pension Tax “Off the Table,” Christine Radogno Says

Last October, Christine Radogno was the first politician to mention the possibility of a “retirement tax.” On Sunday night, in an interview with WLS-Radio newsman Bill Cameron on “Connected to Chicago,” she said she thought it was “off the table.” … Continue reading

McSweeney Gets Three More Co-Sponsors on Resolution Against Taxing Retirement Income

State Rep. David McSweeney now has 64 sponsors on his House Resolution 890. That’s the one that calls for “no taxes on retirement income.” The three new co-sponsors are André Thapedi Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr. La Shawn K. Ford McHenry … Continue reading

Getting Illinois Fewer Taxpayers

A Chicago Tribune editorial Thursday noted the following: But while the obstructionists pretend that newcomer [Bruce] Rauner is the problem, Illinoisans are voting with their feet. U.S. Census Bureau numbers show that in the most recent measured–July 2014 to July … Continue reading