Illinois Never Met a Tax it Didn’t Like: Sneakers? Really?
February 8, 2013 § Leave a comment
The cost of a new pair of basketball shoes could jump by 25 cents under a proposal floated this week by an Illinois lawmaker.
State Rep. Will Davis, D-Hazel Crest, wants to create a new tax that would generate an estimated $3 million annually for a youth job preparation program. He said the added cost would likely go unnoticed by most consumers, while helping finance a program for kids during tight budget times.
via St. Louis Today.
Embarrassing that we have these people represent us.