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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."
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Sangamon Pension Promises Strap Taxpayers

 View as PDF Click here to view the Taxpayer Education Foundation’s 12th annual pension study Springfield – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released its updated study on Springfield, Illinois government employee pensions, publishing the top 200 pensions for Springfield and Sangamon County Illinois Municipal Retirement

BATAVIA CITY OFFICIALS USE PUBLIC MONEY TO FIGHT MOVE TO REPEAL HOME RULE TAXING POWERS

View as PDF CHICAGO—A Batavia resident supporting repeal of the municipality’s home rule taxing powers has filed a complaint with the Ill. State Board of Elections charging that some city officials used public money to attempt to persuade voters to keep home rule. State law prohibits the

“PROPERTY TAX RELIEF” BIG LIE GETS NEW LIFE FROM CANDIDATE J. B. PRITZKER

Click here to view as PDF. CHICAGO—J. B. Pritzker, the Democrat candidate for Illinois Governor, has resurrected the tired old lie that state tax increases will lead to “property tax relief,” according to Jim Tobin, president of Taxpayers United of America (TUA). “Jay Robert ‘J. B.’ Pritzker,

TAXPAYERS UNITED OF AMERICA FIGHTING HOME RULE TAXING POWERS IN SIX MUNICIPALITIES

CHICAGO—Taxpayers United of America (TUA) is working with local taxpayer groups to defeat referenda that would bring Home Rule to the municipalities of Winthrop Harbor, Zion, Prospect Heights, Beach Park and Lemont. In addition, TUA is working with local taxpayer groups to repeal Home Rule in Batavia,

Peoria Plush Pension Panic

This story was featured in the Peoria Journal Star. Click Here to view their coverage. View as PDF Peoria – Taxpayers United of America (TUA) today released its updated study on Peoria, Illinois government employee pensions, publishing the top 200 pensions for Peoria Illinois Municipal Retirement (IMRF)

NEW TAX FOUNDATION REPORT: ILLINOIS NOW 5TH WORST STATE FOR STATE AND LOCAL TAXES

View as PDF CHICAGO—A report released Sept. 28, 2018, by the non-partisan Tax Foundation, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank, shows that Illinois is now the 5th worst state in the country for state and local taxes, surpassing California, which comes in at number 6. A link to

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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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