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Illinois state budget unveils tax relief for working families

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced the new state budget this week.
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced the new state budget this week.(Colin Baillie)
Published: Apr. 15, 2022 at 5:52 PM CDT
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ILLINOIS (WFIE) - Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced the new state budget this week.

He says there will be $1.83 billion in tax relief for working families.

This includes sending direct checks to families: $50 per individual and $100 per child, up to $300 per household.

The budget also includes suspending the tax on groceries for a year and freezing the motor fuel tax for six months.

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