How to Save Taxes and Avoid ADA Lawsuits

By: Otto S. Shill, III In several states across the country, including Arizona, plaintiffs’ lawyers are bringing lawsuits against businesses for alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (the “ADA”).   Businesses can easily avoid the headache and expense of such a lawsuit by ensuring that their facilities comply with…

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Powering Tax Savings in Health Care: Overlooked Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax Deduction May Generate Substantial Utility Costs Savings for Qualifying Hospitals and Health Care Organizations

By: Paul J. Valentine, Attorney, Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. In Arizona, furnishing natural or artificial gas, water, or electricity is generally subject to Arizona’s transaction privilege tax (TPT). Imposed by statute, the tax is levied on the utility company (or distributor) rather than the end user; however, the utility…

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