2013 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 42 - Taxation
§ 42-6107; Version 2 County transportation excise tax for roads
42-6107. County transportation excise tax for roads
(L13, Ch. 255, sec. 24. Eff. 1/1/15)
A. If a majority of the qualified electors voting at a countywide special election, or a majority of the qualified electors voting on the ballot proposition at a general election, approves the transportation excise tax, the county shall levy and the department shall collect a tax:
1. At a rate of not more than ten per cent of the transaction privilege tax rate as prescribed by section 42-5010, subsection A applying, as of January 1, 1990, to each person engaging or continuing in the county in a business taxed under chapter 5, article 1 of this title.
2. At a rate of not more than ten per cent of the rate prescribed by section 42-5352, subsection A.
3. On the use or consumption of electricity or natural gas by retail electric or natural gas customers in the county who are subject to use tax under section 42-5155, at a rate equal to the transaction privilege tax rate under paragraph 1 applying to persons engaging or continuing in the county in the utilities transaction privilege tax classification. If a majority of the qualified electors in the county approved the transportation excise tax under this section before 1998, a tax under this paragraph may be approved by resolution adopted by a majority of the board of supervisors.
B. The net revenues collected under this section within a county shall be deposited in the county's regional area road fund pursuant to title 28, chapter 17, article 3.
C. The tax shall be levied under this section beginning January 1 or July 1, whichever date occurs first after approval by the voters, and may be in effect for a period of not more than twenty years.
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