Tax Loophole

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Roll-Your-Own Cigarette Machine Makers Object To Proposed Tax Hike

A bill awaiting a Senate vote is either about tax fairness or about big business getting bigger.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

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Bill Would Eliminate Tax Loophole For Rolling Your Own Cigarettes

The days of saving money by using a “roll your own” cigarette machine could be over in Illinois.

WBBM Newsradio–02/24/2012

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City, RTA Sue 2 Illinois Towns Over Tax Revenue Lost From ‘Sham Shops’

The City of Chicago and the Regional Transportation Authority each filed a lawsuit Tuesday, over retailers who are doing business in the city, but routing sales through “sham shops” in other cities where the sales taxes are lower.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011