Jim Tobin Unveils Top 50 Judicial Pensions

National Taxpayers United of Illinois is an equal opportunity offender. For the past several years he has been blowing the warning whistle about the generosity of public employee pensions. He has gone county-by-county revealing local government, including school government, pensions … Continue reading

Illinois Has Fourth Highest Income Tax Rate for Corporations

National Taxpayers United President Jim Tobin is out with the corporate tax rate rankings how that Illinois has raised its tax rates. We’re not number one. I guess that’s a small blessing. But we are higher than Taxachusetts. NEW ILLINOIS … Continue reading

51st to 100th Highest McHenry County School Administrator and Teacher Pensions

National Taxpayers United of Illinois President Jim Tobin held a press conference at McHenry County College on Wednesday in which he released pensions for the top 100 educators in the Teachers Retirement System. Yesterday, the highest pensioners were posted. All … Continue reading

Top 50 School Administrator and Teacher Salaries in McHenry County

The following pension data for McHenry County pensioners in the Teachers Retirement System was provided by Jim Tobin, President of National Taxpayers United of Illinois at his McHenry County College press conference Wednesday. All of the top fifty pensions exceed … Continue reading

National Taxpayers of Illinois Tax Hiker "Enemies List"

The following mailing has gone out to Jim Tobin’s National Taxpayers United of Illinois mailing list. It contains information I have not seen elsewhere that it seems Illinois residents might find of interest. ILLINOIS TAXPAYERS… MEET YOUR ENEMIES! The beat … Continue reading

National Taxpayers of Illinois Tax Hiker "Enemies List"

The following mailing has gone out to Jim Tobin’s National Taxpayers United of Illinois mailing list. It contains information I have not seen elsewhere that it seems Illinois residents might find of interest. ILLINOIS TAXPAYERS… MEET YOUR ENEMIES! The beat … Continue reading

Still Another Study That Says Taxpayers Get Taken for a Ride When Government Subsidizes Stadiums

If you wanted another study that says taxpayers get hurt when governments subsidize stadiums, here’s where to find it: “Study: Stadium Subsidies Score Harder Hits on Taxpayers“ “Publicly funded stadiums are, at best, an inefficient investment of taxpayer dollars for … Continue reading