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index of first reading articles

1986 - PRESENT

  • This index includes every article in First Reading since its inception in 1986, organized by subject matter.  Issues of First Reading from June 2000 to the present are available for download and linked.  Contact the Research Unit for availability of articles from older issues.  Abstracts of reports required to be filed with the General Assembly, which are included in each issue, are not included in this index.

taxes

  • Alcohol Tax Revenue Lags-Mar 89, p. 7
  • Changes in Local Property Tax Base, 1981-1985-May 88, p. 1
  • Cigarette Taxes: Update-May 90, p. 18
  • Comparing State Tax Burdens-Jun 88, p. 12
  • Cost of State and Local Tax Relief in Illinois Since 1978-May 88, p. 12
  • Earned Income Tax Credits: A Primer-Mar 2014, p. 5
  • Entertainment Could Bring Tax Revenue-May 91, p. 1
  • Excise Tax Revenues Trend Downward-Apr 91, p. 8
  • Federal amd State Earned Income Tax Credits-May 2015, p. 4
  • History of Tax Changes, 1976-87-Jan 88, p. 3
  • How Illinois Taxes Compare to Other States’-Nov 93, p. 1
  • IEFC and LRU Report on Motor Fuel Taxation-Mar 94, p. 1
  • Illinois Braces for Tax Reform-Dec 86, p. 8
  • Illinois Tax Handbook for Legislators Excerpts-Mar 2009, p. 8
  • Illinois Taxes on Motor Fuels are Near Average-Mar 2009, p. 1
  • Income Tax Stats-May 88, p. 12
  • Motor-Fuel Tax Rates Rise-Mar 89, p. 9
  • Nearby States Business Taxes Compared-Jan 95, p. 13
  • Other States also Raise Taxes-Sep 89, p. 1
  • Photography Tax Develops into an Issue-Nov 88, p. 1
  • School Income Tax is Again Considered-Jan 91, p. 6
  • Schools and Local Governments Planned Uses of Income-Tax Increase-Feb 90, p. 1
  • Selected Tax Receipts by Source, Fiscal Years 1984-89-Jan 89, p. 3
  • States Hike Motor-Fuel Tax Rates-Mar 87, p. 1
  • Survey Shows Attitudes on Government, Taxes-Jan 89, p. 4
  • Survey of State Sales and Service Taxes-May 2011, p. 4
  • Tax Bases for Utility Taxes, State vs. Local-Feb 91, p. 6
  • Tax Reform Act of 1986 Effects on Illinois Personal Income Tax-Mar 88, p. 11
  • Tax Refund Blues-Mar 88, p. 10
  • Taxes in Illinois vs. Nearby States-Jan 91, p. 8
  • Taxes on Travelers Vary Among Cities-Jun 90, p. 20
  • Taxing Military Pay-Mar 88, p. 10
  • Taxing Services Along with Sales-Apr 87, p. 1
  • Tobacco Taxes Could be Revenue Source-Mar 89, p. 7
  • Tobacco Taxes in Illinois and Other States-Mar 94, p. 1
  • Update on Federal and State Alcohol Taxes-Mar 92, p. 7
  • Utility Plant Effects on Local Tax Base-Nov 87, p. 3
  • Value of Personal Exemption-Jun 87, p. 1

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