Support HB2254 and contact your legislator.
– Municipal Tax Exemption Rental Residential will phase out
eliminate sales tax (or Transaction Privilege Tax – TPT) on residential
You might be surprised to know that Arizona and Alaska are the
only two states that allow their cities and towns to impose sales tax
on renters. This tax
was found to be unfair and tossed out by the state in 1977. Starting in
the 1980’s cities and towns started imposing this tax on their renter
a new revenue source.
Approximately 1/3 of Arizona residents rent their homes and those
residents also pay the same taxes as homeowners (property tax, garbage
fees, water fees
and utility taxes included in the monthly rent) and in many
jurisdictions they are also subjected to a regressive and unfair tax on
rent. It is unfair for
cities and towns to balance their budgets on the backs of renters,
cities need to develop tax policies that are fair to all their
residents and stop
picking winners and losers.
Shelter is the most basic human need and it should not be taxed!
We now have an opportunity to eliminate this tax but your help is
- Please click the Get Involved tab and follow the
instructions on how to contact your legislator and / or attending the
next public hearing.
- Complete the on-line petition to your right.
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- Learn more about sales tax on renters in the News tab and
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- Take a few minutes to contact our Arizona legislators
that support HB2254 – let them know you appreciate their support of
Mitchell – firstname.lastname@example.org
Heather Carter – email@example.com
Anthony Kern – firstname.lastname@example.org
JD Mesnard – email@example.com
Justin Olson – firstname.lastname@example.org
Warren Petersen – email@example.com
There are strength in numbers please call or email your
legislators today. It only takes a few minutes and may save you lots of
money in the long run.
Yes on HB2254