A bill co-sponsored in the Illinois legislature by Rep. Anthony DeLuca, D-Chicago Heights, designed to maintain the standard income tax exemption, is awaiting Gov. Bruce Rauner’s signature. The bill passed through the Senate and House as the legislative session ended May 30. DeLuca said without the bill, “the standard income tax exemption’s current rate is scheduled to expire, effectively raising taxes on middle-class families throughout Illinois.” “Residents deserve to keep more of what they bring in, and I encourage the governor to sign this extension into law. Allowing this tax exemption to . . .
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