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Chicago's Cook County is first U.S. metro area to levy gun tax

Monday, November 5, 2012

The Cook County Board of Commissioners voted 9 7 to impose a $25 tax on each firearm sold. The tax is expected to raise $600,000 in revenue in 2013.

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