Mostly temporary $1.8 billion tax relief proposal
April 6, 2022
–Capitol News Illinois
Democrats in the Illinois Senate on Friday announced a $1.8 billion package of mostly temporary tax relief proposals that they hope to include in the Fiscal Year 2023 budget as the legislative session enters its final week.
The package is $800 million beyond the tax relief package proposed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker in his budget in February, although it includes many of the same tax reductions backed by the governor. The measures are contained in eight amendments to Senate Bill 1150.
The measures include direct checks to Illinoisans, a 10-day stay on taxes on school s...