Low income Illinois families will get bigger tax refunds under legislation signed into law Tuesday.Gov. Pat Quinn put his signature on a bill helping poor, working families. Single parents working a minimum wage job earning about $12,800 annually will save about $150 on their taxes next year.
Tuesday is the final, scheduled day of state lawmakers’ fall session. They added the day to their calendars to tie up loose ends after meeting in October and early November without finishing their business.Lawmakers are expected to vote on a bill that would expand the Earned Income Tax Credit.