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Cook County Board Poised to Impose Ammo Tax

The ruling board of the most populous county of Illinois appears poised to approve a measure that would add a tax to each round of ammunition sold by retailers within its boundaries.

County Nixes Ammo Tax, But Approves Gun Surcharge

The Cook County (Illinois) Commission on Friday, Nov. 9 approved a tax of $25 on each gun sold in the county, effective April 1, as part of the county's 2013 budget plan.


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