Get Out and Vote!

View as PDF Today is the general primary election in Illinois and we need all taxpayers to get out and vote! There are well over 100 property tax increase referenda across the state and not a single one of them should pass! Remember that about 80% of local taxes go to salaries and benefits of [...]

Jim Tobin Talks About Pensions and the Illinois State Financial Crisis

View Release as PDF Chicago – Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA) will be a guest on Truth Talk Radio with Bailey and Binsner on WEFT 90.1 on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 8:30 p.m. Jim will discuss the financial crisis that the State of Illinois is experiencing and the leading cause: [...]

Taxpayers of Golf SD 67 Win 3rd Battle Against Property Tax Increase

View Release as PDF Homeowners in Golf School District 67 overwhelmingly defeated a property-tax increase referendum on Tuesday, February 26, 2013. Taxpayers United of America (TUA) worked with local taxpayers, providing informational flyers and detailed information to assist in defeating this increase. “We have helped homeowners defeat 194 property-tax increase referendums since 1977,” said Jim [...]

Vote No on Golf School Dist. 67 Property Tax Increase Referendum – Again!


View as PDF CHICAGO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) is working with taxpayers in Golf School Dist. 67 to oppose the district’s property-tax-increase referendum that will appear on the district’s February 26, 2013 ballot. “This is the only property-tax-increase referendum on the February ballot in the entire State of Illinois,” said Jim Tobin, TUA president. “Homeowners [...]

Stop Oak Park and River Forest District 200 from Raising Our Property Taxes on December 20!

Brought to you by:  Protect District 200 Property Taxpayers Barb Langer, Ph.D., Founder and Barry Epstein, Ph.D., CPA, Forensic Accountant Contact: The Board of Education (BOE) for Oak Park-River Forest High School (OPRFHS) District 200 (D200) in Oak Park, Illinois, said on November 15 that D200 will pass a 2.5% property tax increase on [...]

Uniting in the Pension Fight


SAN FRANCISCO – Christina Tobin, Founder and Chair of Free and Equal Elections Foundation and Vice-President of Taxpayers United of America, has been invited to attend the Pacific Research Institute’s discussion of public pensions. The event, Public Pension Tsunami: Closer to the Shore?, is a discussion presented by Pacific Research Institute. It will be held [...]

Activists Hold Rally Against Eminent Domain, Peotone Government Airport

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View release as a PDF PEOTONE—Jim Tobin spoke to 200 members of STAND (Shut This Airport Nightmare Down) at STAND’s Apr. 21 rally to oppose the proposed government airport in Peotone. The state of Illinois has spent $150 million on this boondoggle and is threatening to use “quick take” eminent domain to steal farms and [...]

Taxpayers United of America Celebrates 35th Anniversary Nov. 3


View a PDF version of this News Advisory here. CHICAGO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA), one of the largest taxpayer organizations in the country and founded in 1976 by Jim Tobin, will hold its 35th anniversary celebration on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011. The event will be at the University Club of Chicago, 76 E. Monroe St., [...]