County administrator says half-cent levy would fix many problems.
Candidates make political jabs at a debate in Sun City Oro Valley
City finance officials worry about delays in deposits under the state's new sales-tax collecting system.
County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry says he has no choice but to ask for a small property tax increase to help fund road repairs.
A new economic forecast is forcing Regional Transportation Authority planners to begin to rethink their long-term plans.
PHOENIX — Ken Bennett formally kicked off his bid to become governor Tuesday by proposing to replace the state’s income tax by increasing the number of goods and services subject to the state sales tax.
PHOENIX — Arizona’s economy continues to mend, spurred largely by a people buying cars and parts.
Arizonans pay fairly high sales taxes when state rates are included along with those at city and county levels, according to a new report.
A last-minute compromise on a bill to change the way sales taxes are collected protected millions of dollars of tax revenue for local towns.
The Sahuarita Town Council unanimously approved a $95.7 million tentative budget Monday.
PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer said Friday that Arizona no longer needs its 1-cent sales-tax surcharge even though state spending, while below 2009 levels, still exceeds ongoing revenues.
WASHINGTON - The Senate sided with traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments Monday by passing a bill that would widely subject online shopping - for many a largely tax-free frontier - to state sales taxes.
Opposing the idea of a cotton candy and corn dog sales tax, Pima County is asking for the fairgrounds to be excluded from a proposed town incorporation.
PHOENIX - A special gubernatorial panel is recommending changes in how the state and cities decide what's taxable as a precursor to being able to assess Arizonans for their online sales.
PHOENIX — After a barrage of last-minute advertising, Arizona voters rejected a proposal to create a permanent one-cent sales tax surcharge to fund education and other issues.
Gov. Jan Brewer, shown touring an Amazon warehouse in Phoenix last year, is pleased to put the sales-tax matter to rest without litigation, a spokesman said Friday.
PHOENIX - The nation's largest online retailer is going to start collecting sales tax on items ordered by its Arizona customers, which means Arizona buyers will soon be paying more.
PHOENIX - A special election in 2010 showed that Arizonans are willing to hike their taxes if they believe it's for a good cause and for a limited amount of time.
PHOENIX - A legislative panel approved a court-ordered rewrite Thursday to the description voters will receive before deciding whether to make permanent a 1-cent-per-dollar sales tax to fund education.
In a financial report released Tuesday night, the town of Marana announced year-over-year increases in sales tax revenue from retail, contracting and restaurants.