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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5 Village Governments Want Taxpayers to Throw Away Their Right to Vote on Property Tax Increases

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5 Village Governments Want Taxpayers to Throw Away Their Right to Vote on Property Tax Increasesfeatured, Illinois, Latest, Referenda, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on October 15, 2014 with 0 comment

Chicago – Government bureaucrats in Barrington, Lake Zurich, Lynwood, Crestwood, and Matteson have placed referenda on the November 4, 2014 ballot for voters to approve Home Rule status for these villages. According to Taxpayers United of America (TUA), Home Rule means higher taxes. “I like to call it ‘Home Ruin’”, said Jim Tobin, president of TUA…

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Berwyn SD 100 Misleads Voters On Huge Property Tax IncreaseLatest, News Releases, Referenda

by admin on March 5, 2014 with 3 comments

View as PDF BERWYN—Berwyn School Dist. 100 is understating the impact on taxpayers of its property tax increase referenda. This is bureaucratic trickery intended to dupe Berwyn voters into approving the two property tax increase referenda on the March 18, 2014 ballot, according to Jim Tobin, Berwyn resident and President of Taxpayers United of America …

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No Property Tax Increase is Temporary for Glenbard SD 87!featured, Items of Interest, Latest, News Advisory, News Releases, Referenda, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on February 26, 2014 with 0 comment

View Release as PDF Chicago – “Glenbard SD 87 government bureaucrats are trying to pass a $35 million property tax increase referendum that will keep your property taxes from decreasing when the current bond debt is paid off,” stated Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “While home values have decreased, state income …

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Village of Rochester to Vote on Home Rule March 18

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Village of Rochester to Vote on Home Rule March 18featured, Items of Interest, Latest, Referenda, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on February 19, 2014 with 0 comment

View Release as PDF “Rochester Village bureaucrats are hoping to strip voters of their right to vote on property tax increases by placing a Home Rule referendum on the March 18 ballot,” stated Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Rochester government bureaucrats want to raise taxes at a time when we should …

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Taxpayers Fight Back on Local Property Tax Increasesfeatured, Items of Interest, Latest, News Advisory, News Releases, Referenda, Taxpayer Alert

by admin on February 18, 2014 with 0 comment

View Release as PDF Chicago – Illinois taxpayers are fighting local tax expansion and increase referenda with the help of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). TUA is helping activists in Johnsburg SD 12 and Huntley Park District to defeat property tax increase referenda that would prevent taxpayers from finally getting a property tax cut when …

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Kane County Taxpayers Fight Backfeatured, Items of Interest, Kane County, Latest, News Releases, Referenda

by admin on February 11, 2014 with 2 comments

View Release as PDF North Aurora – Kane County taxpayers are fighting local tax expansion and property tax increase referenda with the help of Taxpayers United of America (TUA) and Kane Cares About Taxpayers. “The $13 million Kane County property tax increase referendum on the March 18 ballot is the most egregious grab for taxpayer …

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S. Berwyn SD 100 – Biggest Property Tax Increase in Illinois!Commentary, featured, Latest, News Advisory, Referenda

by admin on January 30, 2014 with 1 comment

View as PDF It is unbelievable that the government bureaucrats in South Berwyn’s SD 100 are expecting taxpayers to take another huge pay cut so the government bureaucrats can prop up their bloated salaries and benefits without anything to show for it. Just one of these two referenda would increase property taxes about $850 a …

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