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Stopping an Unconstitutional Billion-Dollar Tax Hike in Arizona

Fann, et al. v. State of Arizona

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November 30, 2020

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Arizona recently adopted Proposition 208, imposing one of the largest tax increases in the state’s history and making Arizona the 10th highest-taxing state in the nation. But Prop. 208 does more than impose a severe tax increase in the midst of a severe nationwide recession—it also violates the state Constitution and deprives the people’s elected representatives of their authority to manage and control the state’s budget.

On November 30, 2020, attorneys at the Goldwater Institute, Snell & Wilmer, and Greenberg Traurig filed suit on behalf of a coalition of taxpayers, legislators, and small business groups to challenge the legality of Prop. 208 and to protect Arizona taxpayers against this illegal and ill-conceived measure.

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