Illinois Governor Proposes Gross Receipts Tax!
S Corp Member Alert! Governor Blagojevich proposed last month to replace the Illinois state corporate income tax with a gross receipts tax (GRT). Under the current proposal, the state’s current 4.8% corporate income tax rate would be phased out over four years and the new GRT would be imposed on all revenues realized by IL businesses from the sale of good and services – .85% for goods and 1.95% for services. The change will increase projected annual revenue collections more than four-fold and has been characterized by the non-partisan Tax Foundation as the largest state tax increase this decade.
A massive …