Stories tagged: "taxes"


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Here’s What to Know About the Child Tax Credit Money That Parents Started Receiving This Week

Arizona families with children could start to see hundreds of dollars in extra monthly payments in their bank accounts or mailboxes later this week.

Governor Doug Ducey speaking with attendees at the 2019 Annual Awards Luncheon hosted by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn & Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Cities and Towns Could Lose Millions in Revenue If Ducey’s Flat Tax Comes to Pass

The proposed tax cut would result in about a $1.5 billion reduction in tax revenues next year – revenues that local governments are heavily reliant on.

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Arizona Lawmaker Says Voter-Approved Tax to Fund Education Is “Mob Rule”

Prop 208 adds a tax on the state's top income-earners to fund public schools. It's expected to bring in nearly $1 billion of new revenue annually.

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Seeing Red: Bill Would Cut Voter-Approved Education Funds, School Supporters Say

“This is about the kids and making sure that they have the brightest future possible.” The teacher’s group that spearheaded Proposition 208, which increases some taxes to hire teachers and bolster teacher salaries, this week returned to the political battlefield to fight a bill it says undermines the will of Arizona voters in November. Education...

Joe Biden posing for photo with supporters at a rally
How Biden’s Tax Plan Would Help Middle-Class Arizonans

The average annual income of the top 1% of Arizona earners is over $880,000, while it’s only $42,000 for the rest of the state’s population. 

A pedestrian with a takeout lunch in hand walks through an area of Scottsdale, Ariz., known for busy restaurants, bars and nightlife Tuesday, June 30, 2020, with most businesses closed for the next 30 days due to the surge in coronavirus cases in Arizona. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Analysts Don’t Think Trump’s Payroll Tax Deferral Is Worth It for Arizona Businesses

Employers that decide to take advantage of the payroll tax deferral will be leaving their workers to foot a big bill in April.

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Tax Scams Are Up By 50% During COVID-19 Pandemic in Arizona

The Arizona Department of Revenue reports scammers are not taking a break as there have been 13 tax fraud scheme attempts since COVID-19 hit Arizona.