Category: Local Tax Reform

Category: Local Tax Reform

  • Redskins Camp is a Bad Deal for RVA image

    Redskins Camp is a Bad Deal for RVA

    Hosting an NFL team may appear to be an excellent way to boost a city’s economy but for Richmond taxpayers, hosting the Washington Redskins has not paid off. In Erica …

  • ACCE Member Turns State Representative image

    ACCE Member Turns State Representative

    It is no secret that the American City County Exchange is a great training ground for future state level lawmakers. ACCE member & West Chester Ohio Trustee George Lang was …

  • Weld County Recognized as a Taxpayer Friendly Community image

    Weld County Recognized as a Taxpayer Friendly Community

    Weld County is in the news for the Taxpayer Friendly Community Award they received at Annual Meeting. ColoradoPolitics.com picked up the story quoting ACCE National Director Jon Russell saying, …

  • Government Profiting Off the Poor and the Need for Modern Government Reform image

    Government Profiting Off the Poor and the Need for Modern Government Reform

    Thousands of people are homeless, right now, because of “good graft” – the noble intentions of government gone awry. Some of them are right here in Phoenix. These aren’t abstract numbers, they are men, women, and children who could right now be living in decent, affordable housing, but who have been cheated (along with taxpayers) out of the promises we have made. And they represent only one of the many casualties of modern government

  • Eliminating Personal Property Taxes image

    Eliminating Personal Property Taxes

    When local government taxes personal property [for example: new/used cars, trailers, equipment, trucks, etc.] individuals or businesses never truly “own” outright the personal property they purchased. That is because the …

  • A Proclamation Recognizing Tax Freedom Day image

    A Proclamation Recognizing Tax Freedom Day

    Whereas, Tax Freedom Day is a significant date for taxpayers and lawmakers because it represents how long Americans as a whole have to work in order to pay the nation’s …

  • An Ordinance to Repeal [Insert Ordinance] Personal Property Tax Collection image

    An Ordinance to Repeal [Insert Ordinance] Personal Property Tax Collection

    WHEREAS, Ordinance No. [Insert number], passed on [Insert date], established personal property tax collection in [Insert Jurisdiction], and WHEREAS, the [Insert State] [insert state statute] has given [Insert Jurisdiction] the …

  • ACCE Principles of Taxation image

    ACCE Principles of Taxation

    The fundamental principles presented here provide guidance for a neutral and effective tax system; one that raises needed revenue for core functions of government, while minimizing the burden on citizens.

  • A Resolution to Establish a Local Taxpayer Bill of Rights for Residents of (INSERT JURISDICTION) image

    A Resolution to Establish a Local Taxpayer Bill of Rights for Residents of (INSERT JURISDICTION)

    WHEREAS, this great nation is built on the solid foundation of government being of the people, by the people and for the people, and WHEREAS, it has become too commonplace …