Tax Court rules Pinal County transportation tax is illegal

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county By Jake Kincaid | Arizona City Independent Pinal County might not be getting those roads residents thought they voted for. The tax passed by voters to fund major road projects throughout Pinal County was struck down …

[EXCLUSIVE] Court rules Pinal County Transportation Tax can’t just tax retailers; appeal likely to follow. 

(Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.)  Rose Law Group Reporter Staff In an opinion unlikely to satisfy either party, the Arizona Tax Court ruled Wednesday the voter-approved sales tax for Pinal County roadways is invalid because it doesn’t apply to non-retail businesses. The Goldwater Institute challenged the tax saying it was unconstitutional. The court didn’t find it …

Pinal, Goldwater make final arguments to judge on road tax

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county By Jake Kincaid | Arizona City Independent A decision appears to be near on whether Pinal County can move forward with a new half-cent tax to fund major road projects. Closing briefs and oral arguments were …

One of two lawsuits against Pinal RTA dismissed

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county Casa Grande Dispatch One of the lawsuits trying to stop the collection of a new tax to fund major transportation projects in Pinal County has been dismissed. Judge Christopher Whitten of the Arizona Tax Court dismissed …

Pinal County manager blasts Goldwater motion against RTA tax

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county By Jake Kincaid | Casa Grande Dispatch Pinal County officials dispute the claim made by an Arizona think tank that a new road tax is illegal. Lawyers from the Goldwater Institute filed a motion to prevent Pinal …

Home builders association sues Pinal RTA

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county By Jake Kincaid The Pinal Regional Transportation Authority has another lawsuit on its hands. The Home Builders Association of Central Arizona is suing the county over Proposition 417, arguing that the pamphlet provided last year to voters …

Pinal County RTA pushes for implementation of half-cent sales tax

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county By Raquel Hendrickson | InMaricopa A joint-litigation attorney for Pinal County Regional Transportation Authority wrote a letter to the Department of Revenue on Wednesday asking when and how the voter-approved half-cent sales tax will be implemented. The sales …

Officials say ‘hard work begins’ on new Pinal road projects

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county By Jake Kincaid | Casa Grande Dispatch Roads were on the top of everyone’s minds at the Pinal Partnership’s monthly breakfast. County Manager Greg Stanley and Andrew Smith, the principal transportation planner with Pinal County Public …

Schedule for Pinal road projects released

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county. By Jake Kincaid | Arizona City Independent The timetable for the major road projects approved by Pinal County voters in November is still up in the air, but organizers have released a projection of which ones …

Vote tallies for Propositions 416 and 417 approved by supervisors

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county By Michael Anthony Scerbo | Queen Creek Independent The vote tallies for Propositions 416 and 417 are now official. The Pinal County Board of Supervisors canvassed the results of the Nov. 7 election at the Nov. 15 …