Category: Reports

Stop Oak Park and River Forest District 200 from Raising Our Property Taxes on December 20!

Stop Oak Park and River Forest District 200 from Raising Our Property Taxes on December 20!

Brought to you by:  Protect District 200 Property Taxpayers Barb Langer, Ph.D., Founder and Barry Epstein, Ph.D., CPA, Forensic Accountant Contact:  NoNewTax@att.net The Board of Education (BOE) for Oak Park-River Forest High School (OPRFHS)...

Cleveland Ohio: Top Secret Government Pensions Revealed

Cleveland Ohio: Top Secret Government Pensions Revealed

CLEVELAND— Taxpayers United of America (TUA) revealed government employee wages and pension estimates for Cleveland and Cuyahoga County.  Ohio’s government employees are not only receiving generous salaries, but when retired, many will become pension...

Cedar Rapids & Iowa City : Government Pensions Top Secret

Cedar Rapids & Iowa City : Government Pensions Top Secret

CEDAR RAPIDS—A report released today by Taxpayers United of America (TUA) reveals salaries and top pension estimates for the government employees of the cities of Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Linn and Johnson Counties,...

NTUI Names Gov. Pat Quinn Tax Villain of the Month for September

NTUI Names Gov. Pat Quinn Tax Villain of the Month for September

CHICAGO—The president of Illinois’ largest taxpayer organization today named Gov. Patrick Quinn (D) its “Tax Villain of the Month.” Jim Tobin Announces Pat Quinn as NTUI’s Tax Villain of the Month on October 14,...

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Illinois Government Swimming in Taxpayer Dollars

By Jim Tobin, ITEF President SPRINGFIELD—Analysis of Illinois revenues for the first eight months of fiscal year 2010 shows an increase of $7.5 billion from the same period in FY2009. Comparing the same eight...

Tax Accountability Endorses Bob Marshall for US Senate

Tax Accountability Endorses Bob Marshall for US Senate

CHICAGO–Tax Accountability, the political action arm of National Taxpayers United of Illinois, has endorsed Kankakee physician Bob Marshall for US Senate in the February 2, 2010, Democratic primary. Marshall is the only Democrat running...

Tax Accountability Endorses Adam Andrzejewski for Governor

Tax Accountability Endorses Adam Andrzejewski for Governor

CHICAGO–Tax Accountability, the political action arm of National Taxpayers United of Illinois, has endorsed Hinsdale businessman Adam Andrzejewski for Governor in the February 2, 2010, Republican gubernatorial primary.

Eighth Annual "Top 100 Illinois Government Pensions" Published – Expert Calls Illinois Pension Systems "Unsustainable"

Eighth Annual "Top 100 Illinois Government Pensions" Published – Expert Calls Illinois Pension Systems "Unsustainable"

CHICAGO—3,597 retired Illinois government employees received over $100,000 in pension benefits for fiscal year 2009, which ended June 30, according to pension researcher, Bill Zettler. This was the 8th annual report by Zettler on...

Taxpayers Breath Olympic-sized Sigh of Relief

Taxpayers Breath Olympic-sized Sigh of Relief

Chicago lost the bid on Friday to host the 2016 Olympic Games. NTUI, in cooperation with organizations such as NoGamesChicago, was at the forefront in opposing the bid, citing the likely cost overruns that...

Roll Call of Income Tax Hike Votes

Roll Call of Income Tax Hike Votes

On May 30, 2009, the Illinois Senate passed a bill to raise the income tax for individuals, trusts, and estates from 3% to 5%. That’s a 67% income tax increase! The bill would also...