836 DuPage County Government Teacher Pensions in the top 6.6% National Income Level

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836 DuPage County Government Teacher Pensions in the top 6.6% National Income Levelfeatured, Illinois, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform

by admin on October 1, 2014 with 1 comment

Chicago—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of a new study of the pensioners of Naperville municipal, Naperville Police and Firefighters, and DuPage County government teacher pensions. “836 of the DuPage County government teacher pensions are over $100,000 which places them in the top 6.6% income level nationally,” stated Rae Ann McNeilly…

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Dick “Disaster” Durbin Votes Against Taxpayers 97% of the Time!featured, Items of Interest, Latest, News Advisory, News Releases, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on June 9, 2014 with 0 comment

Illinois Senator Richard J. “Dick” Durbin has been a “disaster” for Illinois, according to Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Since Durbin came on the scene in 1997, this ultra-left-wing senator has ravaged taxpayers year-after-year,” said Tobin…

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Former TUA Executive Director Announces his Run for Chicago Mayorfeatured, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Tax Accountability

by admin on June 5, 2014 with 0 comment

William J. “Bill” Kelly, columnist and political activist, is jumping into the race for Mayor of Chicago. “Bill has been fighting on behalf of taxpayers as long as I have known him. He was our executive director back in the ‘90’s,” stated, Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA)…

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Madigan Bribing Dems To Extend State Income Tax Increase? Say It Isn’t So!

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Madigan Bribing Dems To Extend State Income Tax Increase? Say It Isn’t So!featured, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases

by admin on May 27, 2014 with 0 comment

The president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today condemned House Speaker Michael J. Madigan (D) for attempting to bribe house Democrats into voting to make permanent, the 67% increase in the state personal income tax. “Bribing and intimidating legislators runs in the Democrat party family,” said Jim Tobin, TUA president…

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Is Chicago Press Part of the Cabal that Supports Illinois’ High Tax Rates?featured, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on May 20, 2014 with 0 comment

The Illinois state corporate income tax continues to be understated by reporters and politicians, according to Jim Tobin, the president of one of the nation’s largest taxpayer groups, Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “The total Illinois corporate state income tax rate of 9.5% includes a base rate of 7% and another 2.5% on top of that, which was added by constitutional amendment in 1980,” says Tobin…

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Illinois High Taxes and Corruption Go Hand-In-Handfeatured, Illinois, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Pension Reform

by admin on May 19, 2014 with 0 comment

High taxes and corruption go hand-in-hand in Illinois, according to Jim Tobin, President of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Illinois is easily the most corrupt state in the union,” said Tobin. “The previous front-runner, Louisiana, is now a distant second. And the mother-lode of corruption is the Democrat machine of Cook County, which runs roughshod over the entire state.”

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