Illinois businesses

State News
5:56 am
Wed December 24, 2014

Secretary of State warning businesses of filing scam

Illinois businesses do have to file annual paperwork with the state, but not necessarily the kind companies may be being hit up for now. Secretary of State Jesse White says a solicitation going out to companies looks fishily similar to Illinois' annual report form. Only this one is being sent by the firm, Annual Business Services, not the state.

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State News
7:12 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Il businesses still worry about workers' compensation insurance rates

Despite a drop in the rate of workers' compensation insurance, Illinois businesses say the system is still too burdensome. IPR'S Amanda Vinicky reports.

Businesses used to be REALLY unhappy with how Illinois required them to handle employee-injury claims. Then, in 2011, Illinois changed its workers' compensation laws.  The state Department of Insurance, the governor and others say  the changes worked: the workers' comp insurance rate is down 4.5 percent.

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