IL HB5759 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Failed on January 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an income tax credit in an amount equal to 20%, but in no event to exceed $2,000, of the gross wages paid by the taxpayer during the taxable year to each creditable employee. Provides that a "creditable employee" is an employee who: (1) was employed by the taxpayer for the first time on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act; (2) completed his or her twenty-fourth consecutive month of employment with the taxpayer during the taxable year; (3) received unemployment benefits in this State for at least 2 months immediately prior to being hired by the taxpayer; and (4) was employed at a location in this State for at least 30 hours per week during the entire 24-month period of his or her employment with the taxpayer. Effective immediately.

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2019-01-08HouseSession Sine Die
2018-05-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
2018-04-13HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2018-04-12HouseTo Income Tax Subcommittee
2018-03-21HouseAssigned to Revenue & Finance Committee
2018-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-16HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Monica Bristow

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