Home > Fiscal Policy Center Publications > The Time is Now: Choosing Fiscal and Social Responsibility for Illinois SHARE:

The Time is Now: Choosing Fiscal and Social Responsibility for Illinois

Voices for Illinois Children has long supported the goals of tax fairness and adequate revenues that are needed for improving education, expanding access to health care, and strengthening human services for children and families in Illinois. Over the past several years, the Budget & Tax Policy Initiative has developed a policy strategy that would link a higher individual income tax rate to a reform package with three components: raising the standard exemption, increasing the state earned income tax credit, and instituting a child tax credit. In the context of the current fiscal and economic crisis, generating new revenue and improving tax fairness are especially imperative. Download and read report

Print Friendly