Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Richland County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Olney, with residents expected to pay an additional $5,296,647 in income taxes -- approximately $1,293 per person in the labor force. Calhoun will pay only $153,173 more -- approximately $1,647 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Richland County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Richland County are affected.
How much more will residents from Richland County pay on the proposal?
Per person increases have been calculated using the most recent data about people in the labor force as provided by the U.S. Census Bureau's ongoing American Community Survey.