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2020 Transaction Privilege Tax License Renewals are Coming

2020 Transaction Privilege Tax License Renewals are Coming

The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) will be sending renewal letters to businesses next month to renew their 2020 Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) License. A transaction privilege tax license is used for collection and remittance of state, county and city taxes.

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Letter to the Editor: Is QC Trying to Backdoor San Tan Valley Annexation?

The Town of Queen Creek has been on a systematic path over the last two years to take over Johnson Utilities service area near its borders by any means necessary, including through dubious business practices, misleading regulators and customers, and now outright poaching. Are these underhanded ploys a road to annexation?

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Letter to the Editor: Tell the ACC No More Homes Until JU Issues Resolved

I WANT YOU TO CONTACT THE ARIZONA CORPORATION COMISSISSION (ACC)!

TODAY, Monday October 15, 2018 the ACC is going to be voting on if, or how they intend to handle developers that want to build new homes.

The ACC needs to hear from you!

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Letter to the Editor: Support the Appointment of an Interim Manager for Johnson Utilities

Now is the time to contact the Arizona Corporation Commission and voice your opinion in support of the appointment of an interim manager for Johnson Utilities.

Tell the commissioners to vote FOR the appointment of an interim manager.

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An Interim Manipulator by any another name still stinks on ice

Does Johnson Utilities need a lot of improvement? Yes, beyond any doubt. Is an “Interim” Manager needed? Could well be the determination, but EXTREME CAUTION is vital as an ACC determination of a need for imposed outside management will have consequences. Such a determination would demonstrate the ACCs conviction that Johnson Utilities is too influential, too entrenched, too well connected, and too incompetent and or corrupt for ACC regulation to do what they exist to do, insure that all utility monopolies provide all customers within the monopoly’s prescribed boundaries with equal access to adequate utilities at an extensively vetted and justified fair rate.

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Letter to the Editor: Will it be business as usual with Johnson Utilities?

Will it be business as usual? Since former Commissioner Sandra Kennedy and I left the Corporation Commission, it has done little to protect Arizona’s consumers. Instead, the Commission more often works on behalf of the utilities it regulates than on the customers they serve.

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Trial set for former Arizona regulator charged with bribery

Trial set for former Arizona regulator charged with bribery

A May 30 trial date has been set for former Arizona Corporation Commissioner Gary Pierce and three others charged in what prosecutors say was an influence-peddling scheme aimed at benefiting a water company owner.

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Trial delay sought for former utility regulator, 3 others

Gary Pierce received $31,000 and was the intended recipient of a $350,000 property in exchange for favorable votes. (3TV/CBS 5)

The trial for a former Arizona utility regulator accused of accepting payments from a water company owner in exchange for a boost in rates will likely be delayed.

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