ATRA in the News
With increased values come higher property tax bills, but Arizona Proposition 117 ensures homeowners in places like Phoenix don’t fall prey to a sudden increase that matches its 30% home value spike over the past year.
Peoria leaders struck a deal that lays out as much as $13 million in incentives for a developer months after the Arizona Supreme Court ruled the Phoenix suburb violated the state Constitution by giving out millions for another development.
Kudos to the [Board of Supervisors] for reducing the primary property tax rate below the Truth in Taxation requirement,” ATRA Senior Analyst Sean McCarthy said Tuesday. “Now let's do the same with County Flood and Library Districts.”
McCarthy said the bottom line for transparency-related bills is making sure tax information is easily accessible online and that it is presented in a way that is useful to the general public.