For Immediate Release
Cook County Bar Association
Contact: Cordelia Brown
(312) 630-1157 (Ext. 22)
CCBA RESPONSE TO RAUNER TAX PROPOSAL
The Cook County Bar Association does not endorse any political candidate, but we strongly oppose Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner’s plan to extend sales taxes to attorney fees. As has been reported, Mr. Rauner’s plan would exempt the services of several groups, including barbers, dry cleaners, architects, accountants, and engineers. (http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-rauner-budget-met-0718-20140718-story.html#page=1) (Visited August 5, 2014.) The differences in ...