Woodstock Seeks to Reach Further Into Taxpayers’ Pockets

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Woodstock Seeks to Reach Further Into Taxpayers’ PocketsIllinois, Latest, Pension Reform

by admin on May 12, 2016 with 0 comment

Woodstock—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released the results of their updated analysis of salaries and pensions for Woodstock municipal government employees. “Woodstock government bureaucrats are trying to seize the opportunity to steal even more of taxpayers’ hard-earned cash by adopting Home Rule for its greedy empire building,” stated Jim Tobin, TUA president. “There are …

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Taxpayers Remain Victorious for 24 Years!

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Taxpayers Remain Victorious for 24 Years!Illinois, Latest, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on May 5, 2016 with 0 comment

View as PDF Chicago – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) and Illinois’ taxpayers were victorious once again in defeating the implementation of a graduated state income tax. TUA and its membership of tens of thousands of Illinois taxpayers have helped defeat every such attempt since 1992. Jim Tobin, TUA’s founder and president, says that Illinois’ …

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Illinois Taxpayers Work One-Third of the Year for Government

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Illinois Taxpayers Work One-Third of the Year for GovernmentIllinois, 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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Calls to ‘Soak the Rich’ Will Haunt Illinois Taxpayers

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Calls to ‘Soak the Rich’ Will Haunt Illinois TaxpayersIllinois, 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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TUA Defeats Statewide Driving Tax

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TUA Defeats Statewide Driving TaxIllinois, Latest, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on April 18, 2016 with 1 comment

View as PDF Chicago—Last week, Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton (D-Chicago) proposed legislation that would have established a new tax on Illinois drivers per miles traveled on the state’s roads, but a burst of public outrage and fierce opposition to the plan stalled Cullerton’s new tax for now. Taxpayers United of America (TUA) immediately …

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Madigan’s Education Funding Constitutional Amendment is Bankrupt

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Madigan’s Education Funding Constitutional Amendment is BankruptIllinois, Latest, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on April 14, 2016 with 0 comment

View as PDF  Chicago – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) urges the Illinois General Assembly’s Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee members to oppose HJRCA 57. “We have written a letter to the members of the Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education Committee, urging them to vote against Illinois House Speaker Michael J. Madigan’s proposed education funding constitutional …

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