Property Tax

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
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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.
Arizona Capitol Times
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Luige del Puerto
“It is a nuclear ordnance on the state’s public finance system,” said Kevin McCarthy, president of the Arizona Tax Research Association.
Arizona Capitol Times
Friday, December 13, 2013
A draft of the proposal obtained by the Arizona Tax Research Assn, a critic of Prop 13 Arizona/EZ Property Tax, shows that the initiative also will repeal entire sections of the state Constitution
The Arizona Republic
Friday, May 10, 2013
Michelle Ye Hee Lee
“From a policy standpoint, if you want people to be paying attention to what their government is doing, you’ve frustrated that end by breaking the link between the homeowner/voter and government that’s taxing their property,” McCarthy said.


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