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Taxpayers United of America (TUA). is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(4) taxpayer advocacy group. Founded June 27, 1976 in Chicago, Illinois by activist and economist Jim Tobin, TUA works on behalf of taxpayers to reduce local, state, and federal taxes.

In the past forty years, TUA has saved taxpayers more than $200 billion n taxes and has become one of the largest taxpayer organizations in America. Check All posts.
"Our Work Speaks For Itself, Since TUA’s founding, the taxpayer watchdog group has made an impact on tax policy in Illinois and across America."
-Taxpayers United Of America

TAXPAYERS SAY NO TO ANY INCREASE IN THE ILLINOIS GASOLINE TAX

View as PDF CHICAGO—The president of Illinois’ largest taxpayer organization today condemned the huge proposed increase in the state tax on gasoline put forth by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, calling the proposed increase unconscionable and obscene. The outgoing mayor of Chicago and the mayors of Park Forest,

ILLINOIS CELL PHONE TAXES AND FEES HIGHEST IN THE U.S.

View as PDF Illinois has the highest cell phone taxes and fees in the U.S., according to a study just released by the nonpartisan Washington, D.C.-based Tax Foundation. The foundation notes that in Chicago, a typical household with four wireless phones paying $100 per month for taxable

TAXPAYER ALERT!

View as PDF Dear Taxpayer, The Springfield tax-raisers—of both political parties—are planning to hit taxpayers with another tax increase, and this one is a cowardly sneak-attack that you must fight immediately in order to stop it. As you are reading this, the state’s car rental companies are

HOW HOME RULE WAS DEFEATED — AGAIN — IN LEMONT

View as PDF Forward: This article describes the firsthand experience of fighting Home Rule, and how TUA helps defeat Home Rule, the most insidious form of government in America. Lemont was one of five victories against home rule on November 6, 2018. The taxpayer advocate wishes to

Chicago Public Schools Build Rich Future For Teachers

View as PDF View 2018 CPS Grids for all $100,000 CPS pensions Chicago – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) has released the updated study of the Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund (CTPF) conducted by its education arm, Taxpayer Education Foundation (TEF). “Chicago teachers are guaranteed a rich future

5 NEW HOME RULE VICTORIES AND NEW CHALLENGES

Last night was a series of mixed blessings for taxpayers. Yesterday taxpayers resoundingly turned down home rule from entering their communities. Beach Park, Lemont, Winthrop Harbor, Prospect Heights, and Zion all voted “No” on adopting Home Rule. By rejecting Home Rule, taxpayers have refused to give local

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Tax Accountability

The Taxpayer Protection Pledge is a project of Tax Accountability, the political action arm of Taxpayers United of America. In order to be considered for an endorsement, completed pledges must include both pledge and questionnaire.


TEF

Illinois Taxpayer Education Foundation (TEF) is a non-profit, charitable 501(c)(3) organization conducting research on facts, methods, and principles of taxation, government spending, and public attitudes on these subjects


TEF Foundation

TEF was founded alongside Taxpayers United of America to conduct research
and provide additional commentary regarding the most pressing tax issues of the day. More information can be found at taxpayereducation.org




Impact on Taxpayer watchdog

In 1977, Tobin led the first successful property tax strike in modern Illinois history.

In the past four decades, TUA has been victorious in defeating 423 tax-increase referenda, stopping 19 state income tax hikes, and defeating every attempt to enact a graduated state income tax in Illinois since 1992.

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Tax Policy across America

TUA’s leadership and members were instrumental in repealing the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act of 1988, legislation that increased taxes on all senior citizens, which was the first time a major federal entitlement had ever been repealed.

All combined, TUA has saved local, state, and federal taxpayers more than $200 billion of their hard-earned money since 1976.

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Our Staff


 

Jim Tobin

Founder & President

Jim Tobin founded Taxpayers United of America (TUA) in 1976, which has become one of the largest taxpayer organizations in America. He has appeared on hundreds of radio and TV programs including ABC, CBS, FOX, WGN and NBC news programs. His tax-cutting activities have been the subject of articles by major media including the Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, Washington Post, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, and the USA Today.

 

Matthew Schultz

Director of Social Media and Marketing

Matthew Schultz is Director of Social Media and Marketing of Taxpayers United of America. Matthew graduated University of Wisconsin Whitewater with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree while majoring in Marketing, and minoring in Philosophy.  Matthew is a firm believer in limited government, and a strong opponent of taxes.

 

Val Zimnicki

Director of Outreach

Val Zimnicki is Director of Outreach for Taxpayers United of America. A political science major and former educator, Zimnicki is a longtime colleague of TUA’s founder, Jim Tobin, and has worked with the organization for most of the past twenty years.

 

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Taxpayers United Of America: (TUA). is a nonpartisan, 501(c)(4) taxpayer advocacy group. Founded June 27, 1976 in Chicago, Illinois by activist and economist Jim Tobin, TUA works on behalf of taxpayers to reduce local, state, and federal taxes. In the past forty years, TUA has saved taxpayers more than $200 billion n taxes and has become one of the largest taxpayer organizations in America. Check All posts. s.

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