revenue http://northernpublicradio.org en Cigarette Tax Hike Revenue Falls Short Of Goal http://northernpublicradio.org/post/cigarette-tax-hike-revenue-falls-short-goal <p></p><p>Illinois’ dollar-per-pack cigarette tax hike took effect a year ago this month. But the the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability says it's expected to fall $130 million short of initial revenue estimates.&nbsp; Thu, 20 Jun 2013 12:43:37 +0000 Mike Moen 31781 at http://northernpublicradio.org Cigarette Tax Hike Revenue Falls Short Of Goal Illinois tax revenue up 7.9% over last May http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-tax-revenue-79-over-last-may <p>An increase was expected. But the revenue manager for the state&#39;s forecasting commission says income and sales taxes are exceeding expectations.</p><p>Jim Muschinske says it&#39;s too early to detect what&#39;s behind the 7.9 percent increase last month over May 2011 in revenues from personal income taxes.</p><p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 11:05:56 +0000 Mike Moen 12890 at http://northernpublicradio.org