Pointing out that Arizona faces a revenue cliff when a temporary sales tax increase expires in two years, Senate President Russell Pearce said any extra money the state collects won’t be used to restore cuts or be spent on new programs.Read More »
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Legislative budget analysts see good news in a preliminary figures from Arizona's April tax collections.Read More »
Lawmakers may not have to return to the Capitol this year after all.
Gov. Jan Brewer told the Arizona Capitol Times that she had no specific plans for special session and played down the possibility of calling legislators back, just weeks after she first said she was considering the idea for her state employee personnel reform plan.
Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill to create a property tax break for businesses that qualify by making new investments and creating jobs.Read More »
School choice advocates managed to beat the sine die clock to revive a proposal to expand the school tuition tax credit program, but even scaling down its potential fiscal hit wasn’t enough to persuade the governor that it wouldn’t negatively impact the state’s coffers.Read More »
Arizona employers face a temporary tax increase to help the state repay loans provided by the federal government to pay for unemployment benefits.Read More »
Despite objections from fiscally conservative legislators, the Senate approved on Monday a measure that would allow businesses that meet certain requirements to pay a lower property tax.Read More »
A bill signed Monday by Gov. Jan Brewer gives married couples a tie-breaker preference over singles for state-arranged adoptions.Read More »
The slow-and-steady approach that Gov. Jan Brewer has taken to tax cuts and incentives led her to veto a bill meant to ease the burden of corporate income taxes.Read More »
Armed with a new computer program, the Arizona Department of Revenue is cracking down on tax fraud this year.Read More »