Property Tax
Monday, September 15, 2014
ATRA officially announced it will spearhead efforts to defeat Proposition 480 on the November 4th general election ballot.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Horizon, PBS
Kevin McCarthy was interviewed on PBS' Horizon on Monday night to explain why Prop 480 is bad for taxpayers. Follow link for the video.
AZ Free Enterprise Club
Monday, September 8, 2014
The Arizona Free Enterprise Club strongly urges voters in Maricopa County to reject a proposed $935 million hospital bond (over a $1 billion with interest) this November that would raise property taxes and reduce the quantity and quality of health care choices for valley residents.
AZ Central
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Ken Alltucker
Executives from the four largest private hospital systems in metro Phoenix question the need for voters to approve a $935 million bond issue that would pay for a new and expanded county hospital system.
Bloomberg BNA
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Michael Kerman An Arizona town ruffled feathers when it enacted a local ordinance raising a “parcel tax” based on property values to fund local fire services. Because the town bypassed the ordinary procedures required by state law to enact or raise a property tax, the Arizona Legislature was left to put out the fire.
Downtown Devil
Friday, May 2, 2014
Agnel Phillip
Wayne Rainey thinks his property taxes are too high. As MonOrchid’s owner, he estimated that property taxes are the second or third largest expense associated with running the art gallery. Elsewhere in downtown, large-scale projects have been given a tax incentive that significantly reduces their property taxes in an effort to promote redevelopment. However, Rainey could not get that incentive because of the costs associated with its approval process.
Associated Press
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Bob Christie
The Arizona Senate rejected an amendment putting GCU and like schools in Class 6 property.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Brahm Resnik
Follow link for video
Friday, March 28, 2014
Dennis Welch
Follow link for article and video
The Arizona Republic
Monday, February 17, 2014
Associated Press
Arizona Tax Research Association president Kevin McCarthy opposes the bill because it could subject corporations to public shaming for taking advantage of legal tax credits.


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