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Ducey won't rescind tax cuts to balance budget

Ducey won't rescind tax cuts to balance budget

Gov.-elect plans accounting maneuvers, borrowing to ‘balance’ Ariz. budget. 

November 17, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

County approves nearly $1.2 billion budget that includes significant tax hike

The Pima County Board of Supervisors approved next year’s tentative $1.18 billion budget Tuesday, funded in part by a 62-cent increase in the primary property tax rate.

May 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Public gets its say on county budget today

The Pima County Board of Supervisors will hold its hearing for the 2014-15 tentative county budget at today’s regular board meeting.

May 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Sheriff's budget increase will force tax hike, Huckelberry says

Pima County wants to increase the sheriff’s department’s budget. But County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry says it will have to raise taxes to do so.

April 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Board seeking higher property tax rate

The three Democrats on the Pima County Board of Supervisors are proposing a 7 percent property tax rate increase for next year, or about $52 for the average single-family homeowner.

May 25, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Huckelberry pushes gas-tax hike

County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry wants the Pima County Board of Supervisors to flex its political muscle at the Legislature to support raising taxes.

May 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Some new-car sales money went to oppose 1-cent tax

PHOENIX - Arizonans who bought a new car or truck last year may be helping fund the campaign to kill Proposition 204.

October 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Proposition 204 provides more funding for education, roads

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.

September 30, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Brewer ties school funding to killing tax

PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer said Friday she's willing to work with supporters of Proposition 204 for more money for the classroom, but only after voters kill the initiative.

September 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Pima tax rate (unchanged) set for OK today

The Pima County Board of Supervisors is set to approve a property tax rate this morning that holds steady from this year's rate.

August 20, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

State high court doesn't disqualify sales-tax initiative

PHOENIX - Arizona voters will get a chance to decide if they want to keep state sales taxes the same as they are now, or let them drop back to what they were two years ago.

August 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

GOP lawmakers ask court for tax-description ruling

PHOENIX - GOP lawmakers asked the state Supreme Court Wednesday to let them describe an initiative to make a temporary sales-tax hike permanent as an "increase."

August 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Sales-tax summary is biased, judge says

PHOENIX - A Republican-controlled legislative committee illegally crafted a biased description of a proposed sales-tax initiative in hopes of persuading voters to reject it, a judge ruled Thursday.

August 03, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Budget hikes taxes, water bills

Tucsonans could see higher property taxes, water rates and zoo admission fees. But in return they would get smoother streets under the budget submitted by newly anointed City Manager Richard Miranda on Tuesday.

April 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Lawmakers want Brewer to reach Amazon tax deal

PHOENIX - A House panel on Wednesday approved legislation designed to get Gov. Jan Brewer to negotiate the same kind of tax-collection deal with Amazon.com that her counterparts elsewhere have obtained.

March 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Online sales tax may end for Arizona individuals

PHOENIX - State lawmakers are moving to absolve Arizonans of having to compute and pay the state sales taxes on products they ordered online.

March 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Group hopes to retain higher AZ sales tax

PHOENIX - A group of educators and others hoping to preserve higher sales taxes took the first steps toward putting the issue on the ballot.

February 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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