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Starting Friday, the state is suspending the 1% tax on groceries. That suspension will be in place for a year.
The state will also suspend the inflation adjustment for the motor fuel tax rate starting Friday. That suspension will be in place for six months.
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Direct rebate checks are coming for people making less than $200,000 for an individual household or $400,000 for joint filers. The checks will be for $50 per individual and $100 per-child up to three children.
Governor JB Pritzker is kicking off the relief initiatives at the Thompson Center as part of the budget he signed in April.