Illinois’ Most Heated Race Could Be The Graduated Income Tax Vote

J.B. Pritzker Fair Tax
Gov. J.B. Pritzker outlines his plan to replace Illinois' flat-rate income tax with a graduated structure with rates ranging from 4.75 percent to 7.95 percent, depending on income, at a state Capitol news conference on Thursday, March 7, 2019 in Springfield. John O’Connor/AP / John O’Connor/AP
J.B. Pritzker Fair Tax
Gov. J.B. Pritzker outlines his plan to replace Illinois' flat-rate income tax with a graduated structure with rates ranging from 4.75 percent to 7.95 percent, depending on income, at a state Capitol news conference on Thursday, March 7, 2019 in Springfield. John O’Connor/AP / John O’Connor/AP

Illinois’ Most Heated Race Could Be The Graduated Income Tax Vote

Millions of dollars are being poured into what could be the hardest fought race on Illinois ballots: Gov. JB Pritzker’s graduated income tax proposal. Political ads for and against the measure have been all over television and streaming platforms, with billionaires on both sides of the fight.

Reset breaks down everything you need to know about the graduated income tax proposal Illinoisans will consider in the November election.

GUESTS: A.D. Quig, government and politics reporter at Crain’s Chicago Business

Kevin McTigue, clinical associate professor of marketing at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business