Changes in Arizona Self-Employed Taxes

New tax benefits may be rolling out in the near future for self-employed residents of Arizona, a tax break designed to remedy a near $1000 increase in federal government payments. The tax break sounds as if it might prove to be a financial relief to self-employed Arizonans should it become official. The State House recently […]

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Senate Committee Supports Arizona Sales Tax Reform

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer’s proposed plan of tweaking the state sales-tax system has received bipartisan support from a legislative panel, despite many Arizona residents raising strong objection. In a vote measuring 6-1, the Senate Finance Committee voted almost unanimously to advance House Bill 211, a bill that outlines a new tax-collection system in an effort […]

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Arizona Taxes Hospitals Statewide to Benefit Medicaid

Arizona governor Jan Brewer made national headlines when she announced she would move to raise state taxes to benefit the Medicaid program in conjunction with the new federal health care law. A notable Republican, Jan Brewer is being as the first governor to publicly devise a method to fund the newly instituted Medicaid expansion. In […]

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Over 2 Million Arizonans File Taxes Online

Tax season is upon us and nearly 2.8 million Arizonans are expected to file this season. With the new season however brings new changes to the tax code, leaving more than a few average citizens scratching their head regarding their return. It has been estimated that nearly 260,000 of those filing within Arizona will request […]

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Amazon to Include Sales Tax for Arizonans

Online retail giant Amazon will begin collecting sales tax for Arizona. An agreement was reached between Amazon and the state of Arizona following a dispute over sales tax collected and distributed to state funding. The new taxation policies are set to begin early 2013, 6.6% additional fees on all products and digital sales implemented by […]

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Arizona Educators Brace for Temporary Funding to Expire

The temporary sales tax benefiting Arizona education are set to expire early 2013. Arizona voters voted against Proposition 204 this election season, a proposal to make a temporary increase to state sales tax in benefit of Arizona schools. Many educators are concerned about a ‘fiscal cliff’ separate from the national dilemma. The end of the […]

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Arizona Jobs At Stake With Fiscal Cliff

As news of the fiscal cliff looms closer to the new year, one report indicates Arizona could potentially lose 50,000 jobs. It’s a damning figure that could result in placing Arizona employment in similar conditions as to when the recession first started. Inability to find resolution to the fiscal cliff threatens to cost the state […]

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Arizona Voters Say ‘No’ to Prop 204

The recent measure to extend funding to Arizona education, Prop 204, was soundly defeated in the recent election by 65%. The proposition sought to implement a sales tax of 1-cent in effort to provide additional revenue to public schools in serious need around Arizona. Prop 204 was met with moderate controversy from the onset, dividing […]

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