TITLE

Fee Challenged

AUTHOR(S)
Shields, Yvette
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;12/8/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32025, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Illinois state which plans to appeal a Cook County Circuit Court judge's ruling that a surcharge imposed on businesses in connection with its workers' compensation program is unconstitutional. The fee was one of roughly 50 business taxes and fees that were either raised or created to help Illinois close a $5 billion deficit in the fiscal 2004 budget last year. In his ruling, Judge Patrick McGann agreed with the plaintiff, the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. that the surcharge violated the state constitution's uniformity clause, which requires that new fees for specific programs be imposed only at a level equal to what it needed for the management of that program.
ACCESSION #
15309218

 

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