Where’s the surprise? Illinois rated in ‘most unfair’ tax system

WLS news headlines a ranking of the states based on tax fairness. WalletHub says Americans think fairness taxes impose higher taxes on Higher-income households.  According to WalletHub, Illinois is the third worst state for overtaxing the poor, Indiana is 9th worst.wallethub, unfair

Illinois, Indiana named among nation’s most unfair tax states | abc7chicago.com

Chicago-WLS—-Illinois and Indiana have been ranked among the nation’s most unfair tax systems in the country.Indiana’s tax system was ranked the 9th-most unfair, while Illinois’ was 5th.

Tax systems vary dramatically across states and localities. Some states don’t have a sales tax; others don’t tax income. Many families face high property-tax burdens whereas others enjoy generous tax credits. Personal finance website WalletHub examined the diversity in taxation policies to answer the question: Which tax systems are most fair?

WalletHub used the results of what they call a “nationally representative survey” that assessed what Americans think a “fair” state and local tax system looks like. Most Americans think “fair” state and local tax systems impose higher taxes on higher-income households than on lower-income households, WalletHub said.  Continued…….

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