Courts should look to voters’ intent when interpreting constitutional limitations on taxation

Yesterday, Pacific Legal Foundation, along with the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the Green Valley Hospital, filed an amicus brief in support of a group of Arizona legislators who are … ›

Loss in San Ramon tax case

This afternoon we received the disappointing news that the California court of appeal has upheld the City of San Ramon’s “special” tax on new development within its territory. Our lawsuit, … ›

Briefing is (really) complete in local tax challenge

Last month I noted that briefing was complete in PLF’s challenge, brought on behalf of the Building Industry Association — Bay Area, to a tax measure recently enacted by the … ›

Challenging local government taxing schemes

Yesterday we filed our opening brief on appeal in Building Industry Association — Bay Area v. San Ramon.  The case, pending in the California court of appeal in San Francisco, concerns … ›

Special taxes and voter approval

This week, the California Court of Appeal, in City of San Diego v. Shapiro, overturned a special tax approved by the City of San Diego to help finance a potential … ›

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Courts should look to voters’ intent when interpreting constitutional limitations on taxation

Yesterday, Pacific Legal Foundation, along with the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the Green Valley Hospital, filed an amicus brief in support of a group of Arizona legislators who are … ›

Loss in San Ramon tax case

This afternoon we received the disappointing news that the California court of appeal has upheld the City of San Ramon’s “special” tax on new development within its territory. Our lawsuit, … ›

Briefing is (really) complete in local tax challenge

Last month I noted that briefing was complete in PLF’s challenge, brought on behalf of the Building Industry Association — Bay Area, to a tax measure recently enacted by the … ›

Challenging local government taxing schemes

Yesterday we filed our opening brief on appeal in Building Industry Association — Bay Area v. San Ramon.  The case, pending in the California court of appeal in San Francisco, concerns … ›

Special taxes and voter approval

This week, the California Court of Appeal, in City of San Diego v. Shapiro, overturned a special tax approved by the City of San Diego to help finance a potential … ›

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Courts should look to voters’ intent when interpreting constitutional limitations on taxation

Yesterday, Pacific Legal Foundation, along with the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the Green Valley Hospital, filed an amicus brief in support of a group of Arizona legislators who are … ›

Loss in San Ramon tax case

This afternoon we received the disappointing news that the California court of appeal has upheld the City of San Ramon’s “special” tax on new development within its territory. Our lawsuit, … ›

Briefing is (really) complete in local tax challenge

Last month I noted that briefing was complete in PLF’s challenge, brought on behalf of the Building Industry Association — Bay Area, to a tax measure recently enacted by the … ›

Challenging local government taxing schemes

Yesterday we filed our opening brief on appeal in Building Industry Association — Bay Area v. San Ramon.  The case, pending in the California court of appeal in San Francisco, concerns … ›

Special taxes and voter approval

This week, the California Court of Appeal, in City of San Diego v. Shapiro, overturned a special tax approved by the City of San Diego to help finance a potential … ›

Courts should look to voters’ intent when interpreting constitutional limitations on taxation

Yesterday, Pacific Legal Foundation, along with the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the Green Valley Hospital, filed an amicus brief in support of a group of Arizona legislators who are … ›

Loss in San Ramon tax case

This afternoon we received the disappointing news that the California court of appeal has upheld the City of San Ramon’s “special” tax on new development within its territory. Our lawsuit, … ›

Briefing is (really) complete in local tax challenge

Last month I noted that briefing was complete in PLF’s challenge, brought on behalf of the Building Industry Association — Bay Area, to a tax measure recently enacted by the … ›

Challenging local government taxing schemes

Yesterday we filed our opening brief on appeal in Building Industry Association — Bay Area v. San Ramon.  The case, pending in the California court of appeal in San Francisco, concerns … ›

Special taxes and voter approval

This week, the California Court of Appeal, in City of San Diego v. Shapiro, overturned a special tax approved by the City of San Diego to help finance a potential … ›