Articles filed under Paprocki, Matt
What businesses need to know about Illinois' new budget: The good, the bad and the uglyMay 15, 2022 1:00 AM - Taxes are a huge cost of doing business, but Illinois makes them worse with its lack of certainty. The new state budget is filled with examples that generate the same sinking feeling that first paycheck did.
Illinois businesses still struggling two years into COVID-19Apr 17, 2022 1:00 AM - Two years since the pandemic hit Illinois and COVID-19 protocols were announced, Illinois' labor market has still not recovered. Karafotias' story is all too common. The state must focus on leveling the power dynamics and helping struggling businesses return to their full potential.
Businesses win by supporting tax credit scholarshipsMar 20, 2022 1:00 AM - That's the problem without school choice -- or the ability to select the school your child attends -- options are only available for those with means. And if your local school cannot address your child's specific needs, you are out of luck. Fortunately, like most local problems, the solution involves businesses.
State must prioritize refilling unemployment fund or saddle businesses with tax hikesFeb 20, 2022 1:00 AM - Gov. J.B. Pritzker's budget address claimed fiscal responsibility and touted $1 billion in tax relief for Illinoisans. It sounded great, but here is the issue: Illinois' financial situation was temporarily improved because of a federal bailout, not because of improved fiscal leadership.
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