Feeling hosed at the gas pump? So is the State of Illinois. Multiple agencies are finally starting to reap the rewards of a multi-year investigation targeting gas station owners who withhold sales tax revenue.
Illinois has big budget problems, but filling the gap with money from Internet revenue is a plan that just is not working.
Amazon.com has cut ties with its Illinois affiliates in the wake of a new law requiring such online stores to collect sales taxes.
Internet shoppers in Illinois will soon find themselves having to pay sales tax on some purchases they make online, under a new state law signed by Gov. Pat Quinn on Thursday.