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Phoenix Travelers Aren’t Getting a Free Ride
Posted on 25 Aug 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

Arizona’s Supreme Court unanimously held that the city of Phoenix’s fee increase on ride-sharing trips at airports are not “transaction-based” fees and therefore constitutional. In 2016, Phoenix’s City Council had amended its City Code to require commercial... Read More

Phoenix Suspends Ride-Hailing Fee amid State Challenge
Posted on 6 Feb 2020 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

A 2018 Arizona ballot initiative banned the imposition or increase of transaction-based taxes on services. A December 2019 ordinance in Phoenix increases the fee charged on pickups by on-demand drivers at the Phoenix airport. The ordinance was supposed... Read More

Arizona DOR Rules Custom Video Production Not Subject to Retail TPT
Posted on 21 Mar 2019 by Eversheds Sutherland LLP

The Arizona Department of Revenue ruled that custom video production, marketing and graphic design services are not subject to Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT). The retail classification of the TPT is imposed on the gross receipts from the business of... Read More