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It will surprise no one to learn that with the 2017 increase in the flat tax rate, the State of Illinois created a tax burden, per taxpayer, that is higher than most other states. Numbers from the Taxpayers Federation of Illinois and their new Illinois Chartbook indicate that the per taxpayer percentage of Illinois incomes ranks Illinois almost at the top of the tax burden of any state in the nation. Reporter Cole Lauterbach has more...