Strong Candidates Round Out the List of Tax Accountability’s 2014 EndorsementsCandidate Endorsements, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Tax Accountability

by admin on October 23, 2014 with 0 comment

Chicago—Today, Tax Accountability (TA), the political action arm of Taxpayers United of America (TUA), announced its Illinois candidate endorsements for the November 4, 2014 general election. “This is an important time to elect lawmakers at all levels of government, who promise to vote against any and all tax increases,” said Jim Tobin, president of TA…

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3 Illinois Counties Seek to Gouge Taxpayers With New 1% Sales Tax

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3 Illinois Counties Seek to Gouge Taxpayers With New 1% Sales TaxEdwards County, featured, IL, Items of Interest, Latest, News Releases, Wayne County, White County

by admin on October 21, 2014 with 0 comment

Chicago – Government bureaucrats in Wayne, White, and Edwards Counties have placed referenda on the November 4, 2014 ballot for voters to approve a 1% sales tax to supplement school funding. According to Taxpayers United of America (TUA), if passed, this new tax will do more harm than good. “Adding new taxes is that last thing we need in Illinois…

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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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