Supporters of the one-cent tax portray it as the antidote to lawmakers’ antipathy toward cash-starved schools, but critics claim its success will come at the expense of the state’s ability to bring in taxes from remote and Internet sales.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer's task force that is studying possible ways to simplify Arizona's sales tax system meets Tuesday at the Capitol in Phoenix.Read More »
State Treasurer Doug Ducey, who is leading the campaign to defeat the 1 cent sales tax initiative, denied today allegations that his committee violated state campaign finance laws and called a complaint against him a “fishing expedition.”Read More »
Critics of the state’s 1-cent sales tax initiative argued today that its passage would make it all but impossible to simplify the state’s sales tax code.Read More »
The campaign to defeat a 1-cent sales tax initiative collected $550,000 from three sources with ties to Republican causes and candidates.Read More »
The campaign behind a 1-cent sales tax released its first TV commercial over the weekend, aggressively seeking to paint the ballot measure as a direct response to legislators’ antipathy toward K-12 funding.Read More »
With lawsuits finally behind them, a group that is campaigning to raise the sales tax by a penny after the current one expires has begun framing the issue to voters, who will decide the initiative's fate in November.Read More »
The Arizona Court of Appeals has ruled that a Glendale sales-tax initiative should appear on the November ballot.Read More »
Arizona received another boost in state revenues in July, budget analysts reported today.
In its monthly report, the Joint Legislative Budget Committee said the state collected $749 million in July, a 6.1 percent growth compared to last year.
An initiative measure for a sales tax increase has been certified to appear on Arizona's November ballot after checks of petitions found enough valid voter signatures.Read More »