Pritzker claims the additional tax revenue will "eliminate the budget deficit."
The city in Effingham County that will be the most affected by Pritzker's proposal is Effingham, with residents expected to pay an additional $13,970,171 in income taxes -- approximately $2,255 per person in the labor force. Shumway will pay only $527,459 more -- approximately $7,225 per person in the labor force in comparison, the least among Effingham County cities.
The following table shows how other cities in Effingham County are affected.
How much more will residents from Effingham 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.