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HAPPY 2015!

By September 21, 2020No Comments

Illinois’ New Year brings a host of new laws affecting individuals and families across the state. We reported on a few earlier, which you can if you scroll further down. However, this list is a brief review of what those of us in Illinois can celebrate and take note of:

  • Illinois income tax decreases for individuals from 5% to 3.75% and for corporations from 7% to 5.25%
  • House Bill 5686 modified probate rules for short-term minor guardianship
  • A new tax force was created to asses the best way to govern Chicago Public Schools
  • Cyberbullying rules now apply off school grounds
  • Probate rules were strengthened for disabled adults
  • The Child Care and Adoption Act was improved to recognize parties to civil unions, great-grandparents, step-parents, and cousins as family members

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