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Critics say Pritzker’s progressive tax plan relies on faulty math

MARCH 11, 2019 | by Cole Lauterbach | ILLINOIS NEWS NETWORK

Pritzker estimated that his proposed tax rates would raise an additional $3.4 billion, largely from a higher rate on millionaires and marginally higher rates on people and small businesses making more than $250,000. Illinois Policy Institute Chief Economist Orphe Divounguy estimated the proposal would only bring about $1 billion because of the reality that people and businesses would take steps to avoid paying more in taxes…

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