Illinois needs Fair Tax reform

We need fair tax reform because the old way of taxing income in Illinois is unfair and inadequate. If the Fair Tax ballot measure is approved by voters in November, the wealthiest top 3% of taxpayers will pay a little more on income over a quarter-million dollars a year, while the rest of us—97%—get a tax cut or pay no more than we do now.

This map shows the percentage of taxpayers in each county who will pay less (or the same) if fair tax reform is passed. Click here to download a Fair Tax handout, which includes this map.


Source: County-level taxpayer information is based on Illinois Department of Revenue data from the 2017 tax year.