Recent Publications

  • Teacher Pay Climbs to 31st Nationally
  • Governor Vetoes GPLET Reform
  • Governor Signs TPT Audit Bill
  • Pinal County Transportation Sales Tax Refund Update
  • Auditor General Audits Raise Serious Concerns
  • 2024 ATRA Legislative Program Update
  • U.S. Census State Tax Rankings
  • 2024 ATRA Legislative Program
  • Arizona Continues to Benefit From Interstate Migration
  • Richard Stavneak Highlights Budget Deficits
  • Chad Heinrich Named 2023 ATRA Outstanding Member
  • Bill Molina Elected ATRA Chairman
  • Alan Maguire Provides Comprehensive Review of U.S. and Arizona Economies
  • ATRA Briefs Major Tax Issues for 2024
  • Tax Litigation Continues to Impact Arizona Public Policy
  • Legislative Leaders Address Outlook
  • Stephanie Do Addresses National Tax Issues

ATRA in the News

Tucson Sentinel
Thursday, March 14, 2024
Jerod MacDonald-Evoy

A Republican bill that would rein in a controversial tax break used by municipalities to entice large development projects that cities say they need is one step closer to being sent to the governor’s desk.

AZ Mirror
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
Jerod MacDonald-Evoy

Rep. Travis Grantham, R-Gilbert, wants to reduce the amount of time a property can receive a Government Property Lease Excise Tax, or GPLET for short, from eight years down to four years.

Tuesday, October 17, 2023
Kevin McCarthy

Opinion: Voters should read the fine print in election publicity pamphlets. Bonds absolutely extend the life of the taxes you pay.

Chamber Business News
Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Robert Clark

“Proposition 132 will provide an added degree of protection for Arizona taxpayers regarding future efforts to increase taxes in statewide elections,” Arizona Tax Research Association President Kevin McCarthy said. “Ensuring that future tax increases garner broad public support is good policy and creates needed stability in Arizona’s tax code.”