Illinois Taxpayers Work One-Third of the Year for Government

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Illinois Taxpayers Work One-Third of the Year for Government Illinois, Latest, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on April 29, 2016 with 0 comment

View as PDF Chicago—April 29 marks Tax Freedom Day for Illinoisans, indicating the point in 2016 when taxpayers stop laboring to fund local, state, and federal governments with their taxes and finally begin to keep their hard-earned money. “Illinois ranks 44th for its Tax Freedom Day in 2016, one of the latest in the nation” …

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Madison Record|No exit strategy from Illinois budget standoff

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Madison Record|No exit strategy from Illinois budget standoff Illinois Press, Items of Interest, Latest, Press

by admin on April 21, 2016 with 0 comment

Director of Operations for Taxpayers United of America’s, Jared Labell, had his letter to the editor about Illinois’ budget featured by Madison Record. To the Editor: Eight members of Illinois’ General Assembly met on Monday at a forum to discuss the state’s prolonged budget impasse. Although the legislators agreed in general that reforms are necessary …

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Alton Daily News|Tax On Drivers Postponed

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Alton Daily News|Tax On Drivers Postponed Illinois Press, Latest, Press

by admin on April 21, 2016 with 0 comment

Director of Operations at Taxpayers United of America’s, Jared Labell, was quoted by Alton Daily News about I Ride. Amid an outpouring of angry reactions about a measure to tax Illinois drivers by the mile, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, says he won’t advance his proposal. Cullerton took to social media late Friday to …

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ABC KHQA|Lawmakers propose new mile tax for Illinois drivers

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ABC KHQA|Lawmakers propose new mile tax for Illinois drivers Illinois Press, Latest, Press

by admin on April 21, 2016 with 0 comment

Director of Operations at Taxpayers United of America’s, Jared Labell, was quoted by ABC KHQA about I Ride. “I Ride” would track drivers’ miles through a required odometer in each vehicle. It would track the amount of miles each resident drives on Illinois roads. Illinois senate president John Cullerton proposed the bill. “After a couple …

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Chicago Tribune|Palatine teachers lock in 10-year contract with 6 years of 4% raises

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Chicago Tribune|Palatine teachers lock in 10-year contract with 6 years of 4% raises Illinois Press, Latest, Press

by admin on April 21, 2016 with 0 comment

Executive Director of Taxpayers United of America, Rae Ann Mcneilly, was quoted by Chicago Tribune about Palatine-area elementary schoolteachers new contract. Palatine-area elementary schoolteachers have locked in a virtually unheard of 10-year contract that provides average raises of 4 percent in each of its last six years. Negotiated in part by a district personnel chief …

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Calls to ‘Soak the Rich’ Will Haunt Illinois Taxpayers

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Calls to ‘Soak the Rich’ Will Haunt Illinois Taxpayers Illinois, Latest

by admin on April 21, 2016 with 0 comment

View as PDF Chicago – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) urges the Illinois General Assembly to reject the proposals to amend the Illinois Constitution and implement a graduated income tax by opposing HJRCA59 and HB689. “On behalf of TUA’s membership of tens of thousands of Illinois taxpayers, we call upon the Illinois General Assembly to …

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