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Legislative Spotlight 4-5-18
H2145: TPT; SERVICES; TUITION SURCHARGE
Rep. Mark Cardenas
Establishes the services classification of transaction privilege taxes and levies a tax of one percent of the tax base on a list of businesses that are not otherwise classified for transaction privilege taxation, including legal and engineering services, real estate services, personal care services, various health and medical services, social services, death care services, management and business support services, repair services, and more. Of the monies collected from the services classification each month, 25 percent must be transferred to the Classroom Site Fund for teacher compensation increases, 25 percent must be transferred to the Financial Aid Trust Fund for financial aid to resident students at state universities, 25 percent must be transferred to the Public Safety Personnel Retirement Fund to pay unfunded accrued liability, and 25 percent must be transferred to the newly established Arizona Higher Education Financial Aid Program Fund. The Commission for Postsecondary Education is required to establish the Arizona Higher Education Financial Aid Program and to develop application and approval criteria for persons to apply to participate in the Program.
Sen. Juan Mendez
It is unlawful for a person to sell or use the pesticides clothianidin, imidacloprid or thiamethoxam in Arizona.
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