Illinois is #48

Below is a chart created by Truth In Accounting. It show the excess per taxpayer and the debt per taxpayer for the 5 best and worst states.

Illinois is third worst – number 48.

Before you vote, ask yourself why you would vote for any incumbent.

https://www.truthinaccounting.org/library/doclib/2017-FSOS-Booklet-.pdf

PDF page 9:


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Only 10 states are in the black. If you are planning to flee Illinois, chose one of them. See PDF page 14.

In order of highest surplus to least:

Alaska, North Dakota, Wyoming, Utah, South Dakota, Idaho, Tennessee, Nebraska, Oregon, Iowa

 

PDF page 21

Illinois issued their financial statements 258 days after the end of the fiscal year.  They are supposed to be issued within 180 days.  (Sounds like Bloomington)

PDF page 22

See PDF page 123 for more on Illinois. Truth In Accounting gave them a grade of F.
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8 thoughts on “Illinois is #48

  1. These hard numbers show one of the major reasons why businesses and individuals are leaving Illinois. Unless we elect fiscal and social conservatives the State of Illinois will continue to decline.

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      1. Yes… someone must face the economic realities of pensions that we can’t afford. There is literally no way to escape where we are headed. Where do you go after being “junk bond” rated?

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  2. So THAT”s what he going to do with ALL those toilets he took out of his expensive mansion? FLUSH ILLINOIS!!
    How about we double down on TAXES for municipal retirees? Tax them at double the rate since THEY get more?

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