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EDITORIAL: Beware of the disinformation campaign against a fairer tax for Illinois

Aug 09, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

The nature of the levy — progressive income tax versus flat income tax — makes it no harder or easier, politically speaking, to raise taxes on the middle class. But that’s not what progressive-tax opponents want you to hear. In November 2020, you will be asked to vote on a change to the Illinois Constitution to allow the state to create a progressive income tax, meaning rich people would be hit up at a higher rate than the middle class or the working poor.