Ill. To Include State Spending Info In Tax Returns

Law360, New York (January 3, 2014, 4:29 PM EST) -- Illinois taxpayers will receive a belated holiday gift when they open their 2014 tax returns — a pie graph showing how their money is being spent, the state's comptroller recently revealed.

Illinois is including an insert in this year's tax returns that has a break down of how the state uses taxpayer dollars to fund the government. Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka said Dec. 30 that the insert is part of a larger initiative to increase transparency and inform residents in the Land of Lincoln where...
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