Illinois Tax Structure Among Worst In Nation

(Chicago, IL) -- Illinois' tax structure is one of the most unfair in the nation. A study conducted by shows that people tend to favor a progressive tax structure which requires people who make more money to pay more taxes. Illinois has a flat-rate structure, which means everyone pays the same percentage from their paychecks no matter how much they make. Lawmakers pushed to implement a progressive structure earlier this year but that requires changing the state's constitution.