From For the Good of Illinois
For the Good of Illinois PAC Poll: 74% of Illinois Voters Support Freezing Property Taxes for Three Years & Seven in Ten Voters Believe it Should be Illegal for Local Governments to Increase Their Property Taxes When the Value of Their Home or Property Value Goes Down
Hinsdale, IL – Today, For the Good of Illinois PAC, Adam Andrzejewski Chairman, released its second in a series of findings, which discovered that 65% of voters believe local property taxes are too high in Illinois and nearly three-quarters support freezing property taxes for three years since property values in Illinois have decreased.
When voters were informed about the Property Tax Extension Limitation law and the loopholes it has, over three-quarters of voters support getting rid of the loopholes and 72% of voters believe local governments should not be allowed to increase property taxes when the value of their home or property goes down.
Finally, the majority, by a 2-1 margin (56% to 28%) of voters want to implement real tax caps and freeze property taxes before the Illinois State Legislature shifts pension costs back to the local school district. 69% of Republicans, 47% of Democrats, & 55% of Independents all agree that a property tax freeze and caps are necessary before shifting pension costs back to local school districts.
“Property taxes in Illinois are way to high in Illinois and if we want to turn this state around we need to freeze and cap property taxes so Illinois families and businesses aren’t forced from this great state,” said Adam Andrzejewski, For the Good of Illinois PAC Chairman.