Off Topic: Illinois Sales Tax Hike on Candy

It’s not very often I go off topic in this blog, but I thought I would in this case because I haven’t seen this reported anywhere else: Red Alert: The sales tax rate is going up on candy! Chicago was once the candy-making capitol of the Midwest.  Though Brachs is long gone, and Fannie May is made in Ohio now, people who live here still have a sweet tooth.  Think about the number of candy stores, confectioners,...

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