Tag: Tax and Fiscal Policy

Tag: Tax and Fiscal Policy

  • RUSSELL: Curbing overregulation aids communities image

    RUSSELL: Curbing overregulation aids communities

    Local governments are not laboratories of democracy. Rather, they were created to provide limited government services that would be inefficient for state government to administer. When local governments focus on local leadership instead of control, major issues can be avoided, and people can thrive in a community that values freedom and law.

  • Local Officials in Austin to Discuss Limited Government Approach Cities & Counties image

    Local Officials in Austin to Discuss Limited Government Approach Cities & Counties

    Are you coming to the 6th Annual Meeting of the American City County Exchange? Local elected officials will discuss zoning, land use, permitting, micromobility, parking requirements, tiny houses, …

  • U.S. Conference of Mayors Choose Partisanship over Statesmanship image

    U.S. Conference of Mayors Choose Partisanship over Statesmanship

    Yesterday, America’s mayors were invited to the White House to meet with President Trump and other White House officials to discuss America’s infrastructure & jobs. Instead of having a  seat …

  • When you’re outnumbered go to the voters image

    When you’re outnumbered go to the voters

    Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio is often out numbered on his city council. It’s not easy being the lone voice for fiscal responsibility when all of your colleagues are more …

  • 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 …

  • One City Takes a Stand Against Wasteful Spending image

    One City Takes a Stand Against Wasteful Spending

    In an era where most local governments don't give a second thought to giving away taxpayer money for events, stadiums and festivals, one city gave a resounding "NO" to fully funding a local festival.

  • 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 …