SPRINGFIELD, IL - April 15th and tax returns are on everyone's minds. Two questions found on Illinois' 2014 state income returns have some citizens concerned as to how the state revenue folks expect law-abiding taxpayers to answer them truthfully.
TurboTax asks Illinoisans how much "stuff" they bought outside of Illinois on which they didn't pay enough sales taxes. Meaning anyone who bought anything outside of Illinois, and didn't pay enough sales tax, is asked to step up, report those purchases and pay the extra tax:
The second question that has some Illinoisans scratching their heads has to do with how to report income from transactions involving a federally-illegal substance like cannabis. Reporting the revenue is an admission of engagement in a federal crime.
There were no questions about income illegally derived from prostitution or bribery, however.