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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
New Laws of note for 2018 SB 298 requires businesses to provide price lists for standard services so customers can make more informed decisions about what they’re buying. SB 1898 gives customers the right to post reviews of restaurants online no matter whether their comments are positive or negative. HB 736 establishes a small business grant program that will provide money to low-income ...read more
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Wednesday, December 27, 2017
As you may have read by now, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has passed the House (twice) and Senate. The legislation awaits now the signature of President Trump to sign into law. Here is a recap of what the legislation will change: For job creators of all sizes, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act • Lowers the corporate tax rate to 21% (beginning Jan. 1, 2018) – down from 35%, which today is the highest in ...read more
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Legislative Update 11/16/2017  The Illinois veto session has come and gone with some good news. SB 81, which was the minimum wage bill that was passed and then vetoed by the Governor, did not get called during session for override.  SB 81 would have raised the minimum wage up to $15 per hour.  Another bill of note was the passing of SB 867 which reduces the fee collected by the Secretary of ...read more
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