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Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Tax Increases on Alcohol, Candy, Soft Drinks, and Grooming Products

Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Tax Increases on Alcohol, Candy, Soft Drinks, and Grooming Products

The Supreme Court of Illinois has reversed Wirtz v. Quinn, an Illinois First District Appellate Court decision which declared the increased tax rate on alcohol, candy, soft drinks, and grooming and hygiene products to be unconstitutional because Public Act 96-35 violated the state’s “one subject” requirement. Public Act 96-35 implemented numerous tax changes, including an … Read More