People in the US are shocked by the 17.5% rate of VAT. That seems postively low having rented a car in Illinois. A four day rental was just under $170. Total including taxes was $230. There were eight lines of itemised taxes. Illinois: Land of Lincoln and High Taxes.

Published in: on 10 March, 2010 at 11:26  Comments (1)  

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  1. Illinois is indeed the land of taxes. Recall the per-lot fee imposed in Elgin? Extortion extraordinaire. VAT, despite being high, seems the lesser of the evils.

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