Author: Hong Qiao
Program of Study: Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering

Is the tax killing Chicagoans? In this podcast, I’d like to talk about the high tax rate in Chicago. How does it influence people’s life? What are the reasons behind it and what we can do about it? Is the tax friendly to non-US citizens? This podcast is trying to answer all these questions.

References:

https://www.illinoispolicy.org/chicago-defends-title-of-highest-sales-tax-rate-in-the-nation/

https://www.illinoispolicy.org/pritzkers-tax-plan-would-worsen-illinois-people-problem/

https://tax-freeshop.jnto.go.jp/eng/shopping-guide.php

https://www.avalara.com/us/en/blog/2015/07/why-the-high-tax-going-deep-on-chicagos-new-rate.html