We couldn't believe our eyes when we read that the Governor of Illinois actually wants to get rid of a certain tax, but according to sources, it's true! Here are the details you need to know...

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According to an article from NBC Chicago, JB Pritzker, the Governor of Illinois, has put in his 2024 budget the ELIMINATION of the Grocery Tax! In the article, they say...

"Illinois temporarily suspended its grocery tax during the COVID-19 pandemic, but Gov. J.B. Pritzker is calling for that tax to be permanently repealed. The announcement was made during Pritzker’s budget address in Springfield on Wednesday, with the governor calling it a boost for families still hit hard by increasing prices. Pritzker blasted the 1% tax as a “regressive tax” that the state doesn’t need."

The article goes on to mention how Illinois is currently one of 15 states that have some sort of tax on groceries, and the elimination of this tax could save shoppers in Illinois around $400 million, to read more about the proposal to eliminate the grocery tax, click here!

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Sounds too good to be true!

I have lived in Illinois my whole life, and I love this state, I have lived in Chicago, in the suburbs of Chicago, and in the rural parts of Northern and Central Illinois, and I know this state. Illinois is a great state with lots to offer, we just get taxed to death...So I am pro any sort of reduction in taxes on us as Illinoisians. I know it isn't much, I wish it was a drastic lowering of the gas tax, or property taxes (read about that nightmare here), but something is better than nothing. Right?

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