Arizona’s Approved High-Earner Tax Unconstitutional, Suit Says

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Ann Siner of My Sister’s Closet and Judge John Buttrick in their litigation efforts against 208.) By Abraham Gross | Law360 An approved Arizona ballot measure that will impose a 3.5% income tax surcharge on the state’s highest earners to fund education programs is unconstitutional, a retired state judge, a state resident and her business told a state court. In …

Arizona’s Prop. 208 Tax Hike Could Be Voided If New Lawsuits Succeed

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Ann Siner of My Sister’s Closet and Judge John Buttrick in their litigation efforts against 208.) By Cole Lauterbach | The Center Square Proposition 208, Arizona’s most recently approved tax increase, could be voided if a pair of legal challenges succeed. Once Arizona’s voter-approved tax increase on higher earners was certified by state leaders as having …

Proposition 208 Legal Challenge Rests On Claim New Law Sidesteps Arizona Constitution, Featuring Comment From Tom Galvin, Rose Law Group Attorney

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Ann Siner of My Sister’s Closet and Judge John Buttrick in their litigation efforts against 208.) By Terrance Thorton | Scottstdale Independent Minutes following the official canvass of the 2020 November general election, litigation challenging tenets of the new education funding law ratified by the Arizona electorate was filed in Maricopa County Superior Court. Scottsdale-based …

Opponents Of Arizona Prop 208 File Lawsuits To Halt Surtax

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Ann Siner of My Sister’s Closet and Judge John Buttrick in their litigation efforts against 208.) By Corina Vanek | Phoenix Business Journal Two groups opposing Proposition 208, a measure passed by Arizona voters in November that adds a surtax on the state’s highest earners to fund education, filed lawsuits against the proposition on Nov. …

Republican State Lawmakers File Lawsuit Claiming Education Tax Measure Is Unconstitutional

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Ann Siner of My Sister’s Closet and Judge John Buttrick in their litigation efforts against 208.) By Andrew Oxford | Arizona Republic Several Republicans in the Arizona Legislature filed a lawsuit Monday claiming Proposition 208, the education tax measure recently approved by voters, is unconstitutional. The lawsuit argues only the Legislature can approve such a …

Judge And Businesswoman File Suit To Undo 208

Ann Siner, My Sister’s Closet CEO (above). (Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the plaintiffs in this case.) By Rose Law Group Staff Reporter On Monday at 11 a.m. the 2020 November election was officially canvassed and the Governor proclaimed that Proposition 208 will become law. Small businesswoman, Ann Siner, who in 1991 founded and has grown My Sister’s Closet into …

Fighting Prop 208: Valley Business Owners Plan Lawsuit To Stop Tax Hike From Going Into Effect

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents the plaintiffs in this case.) By Nicole Garcia | Fox 10 Phoenix PHOENIX – Earlier this month, voters passed Proposition 208, the measure that would raise taxes for the state’s high-income earners. The funds would go to education, but opponents are ready to file a lawsuit, trying to squash the tax hike before it goes into effect. Prop 208 passed with more than 50% of the vote and would take effect January 1, but Valley business owners and attorneys say …

Retail landlords offer COVID clauses in new leases; Rose Law Group Partner, Transactional Dept. Director Cameron Carter comments

By  Esther Fung | The Wall Street Journal Retail landlords are including pandemic language in new leases, a previously rare feature as tenants seek protection after the first government-mandated coronavirus shutdowns in March complicated their negotiations for rent relief. Because many insurance policies didn’t cover pandemic-related losses, landlords have offered various concessions to attract and retain tenants, including allowing them …