Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Iroquois County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Watseka, with residents expected to pay an additional $3,067,349 in income taxes -- approximately $1,211 per person in the labor force. Stockland will pay only $20,740 more in comparison, the least among Iroquois County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Iroquois County are affected.
How much more will residents from Iroquois County pay on the proposal?
Per person increases have been calculated using the most recent data about people in the labor force as provided by the U.S. Census Bureau's ongoing American Community Survey.