“Property Tax Fairness Law” Explained on Todays Jeff Oravits Show

On today’s Jeff Oravits Show I proposed the “Property Tax Fairness Law”. Senator Allen and Representative Thorpe have agreed to pursue this next session. Add your name in support of this by emailing your name & city you live in.    It’s real simple, any property tax increase must be approved by the voters! Podcast of … More “Property Tax Fairness Law” Explained on Todays Jeff Oravits Show

Jeff Oravits Proposes the “Property Tax Fairness Law”

Every year in many cities, towns and counties in Arizona, politicians raise property taxes up to 2% without going to the voters for approval.  This practice must stop and the Arizona Law that allows it should be changed so that any property tax increase, no matter the size, should go to the voters for approval. … More Jeff Oravits Proposes the “Property Tax Fairness Law”

“Automatic” 2% Property Tax Increase Should Be Voter Decision

If you missed this yesterday, Jeff challenged the Legislature to eliminate towns, cities and counties authority to raise property taxes by 2%.  What’s essentially has become an automatic and expected 2% tax increase every year should be required to go to the voters for approval. The 2% property tax increase should be treated just like … More “Automatic” 2% Property Tax Increase Should Be Voter Decision

FLG Council Raises Property Taxes 7%. Scott Overton Lone NO Vote

As expected the Flagstaff City Council has raised property taxes by 7%.  Another 7% increase is expected next year.  Councilman Scott Overton was the only one to vote no on this increase.  Councilman Charlie Odegaard will be on tomorrows show to explain his vote. More on this tomorrow at 3PM on the Jeff Oravits Show … More FLG Council Raises Property Taxes 7%. Scott Overton Lone NO Vote

Jeff Oravits Show EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Thorpe_Eliminate Retroactive Property Tax Increases, Send All Tax Increases to Voters

Today on the Jeff Oravits Show(PLAY CLIP), I discussed the need to eliminate the ability of cities, towns and counties to retroactively raise the property tax rate.  For example, a city can, by statute, raise property taxes every year by 2% without going to the voters.  If they do not take that increase one year … More Jeff Oravits Show EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Thorpe_Eliminate Retroactive Property Tax Increases, Send All Tax Increases to Voters