TUA Celebrates 40 Years Protecting Taxpayers

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TUA Celebrates 40 Years Protecting TaxpayersIllinois, Items of Interest, Latest

by admin on June 27, 2016 with 0 comment

View as PDF CHICAGO— Today marks the 40th anniversary of the founding of Taxpayers United of America (TUA), a Chicago-based tax watchdog group that has successfully fought taxes at the local, state, and federal levels, while championing the interests of taxpayers. Founded in 1976 by economist and activist Jim Tobin while still employed as a …

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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 standoffIllinois 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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Crisis and Optimism in Rauner’s Second State of the State Address

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Crisis and Optimism in Rauner’s Second State of the State AddressIllinois, Items of Interest, Latest, Pension Reform, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on January 27, 2016 with 0 comment

View as PDF Chicago—Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his second State of the State address to the Illinois General Assembly today, beginning his second year as governor by outlining a number of ambitious priorities for his administration in the coming months. Jared Labell, director of operations for Taxpayers United of America (TUA), said that taxpayers …

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Jim Tobin: Fighting taxes is his only cause|August & September 1990|Illinois Issues

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Jim Tobin: Fighting taxes is his only cause|August & September 1990|Illinois IssuesIllinois, Illinois Press, Items of Interest, Latest

by admin on January 20, 2016 with 1 comment

On a Saturday in June, Jim Tobin breezed to the door of House Speaker Michael J. Madigan’s home in Chicago, rang the bell and waited. The mission was simple. The state’s most famous tax protester confronts public enemy No. 1 for fighting against the Tax Accountability Amendment. The amendment, Tobin’s latest project, was a citizens’ …

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Defeat of Income Tax Hike in ’97 Should Encourage Taxpayers in ‘16 (Video)

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Defeat of Income Tax Hike in ’97 Should Encourage Taxpayers in ‘16 (Video)Illinois, Items of Interest, Latest

by admin on January 20, 2016 with 0 comment

View as PDF Chicago—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) have fought against higher taxes, reckless spending, and government largesse for nearly forty years. As we look back on our decades of activism and education of taxpayers, TUA is releasing some footage from our archives featuring our president and founder, Jim Tobin. In May of 1997, Illinois Gov. …

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