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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.
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that increased taxes on all senior citizens, which was the first time a major federal entitlement had ever been repealed.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.
For your tomorrow’s Freedom.
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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.
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.
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.