corporate taxes http://wuis.org en Madigan Proposes Corporate Tax Decrease http://wuis.org/post/madigan-proposes-corporate-tax-decrease <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>House Speaker Michael Madigan wants to cut the state's corporate tax rate in half. It's an apparent about face on tax policy that's left some Republicans scratching their heads.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Madigan says his proposal aims to create a friendlier business climate in Illinois. Corporations would pay a 3.5 percent tax, down from the current 7 percent.</span></p><p>It's a sharp turn from three years ago when Madigan pushed to increase the corporate tax rate along with the individual income tax.</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 20:50:37 +0000 Hannah Meisel 17979 at http://wuis.org Madigan Proposes Corporate Tax Decrease Listen To State Week - December 13, 2013 http://wuis.org/post/listen-state-week-december-13-2013 <p></p><p>This week, among the topics of discussion: corporate tax incentives, interest on state bonds, and more on state pensions.</p><p></p> Sat, 14 Dec 2013 00:15:48 +0000 Bob Meyer 15001 at http://wuis.org Listen To State Week - December 13, 2013