How Would a Sales Tax on Services Impact You?

If legislators have their way, you will pay! Recently, legislators have introduced efforts to tax your hard-earned living by establishing a sales tax on services.*

Home Services and Professional Services to be Taxed Would Include:

  • Mortgage Loan Brokers and Broker Services
  • Home Inspectors and Inspector Services
  • Escrow Officers and Company Services
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Repairmen and Services
  • Real Estate Appraisers and Appraisal Services
  • Plumbing, Lawn Care, Installations and Repairs Services
  • Pest Control Services
  • Real Estate Agencies, Agents and Brokers and their Services

Increased Cost of Operating a Business
The economic impact of a sales tax on real estate related services would likely reduce the demand for housing by effectively increasing the cost of purchasing a home and impact a homeowner’s ability to utilize various services once in the home.

For example, a small business providing services would experience higher costs due to taxes paid on newly taxed services. The cost would either be absorbed by the business owners, shifted forward to the customer in the form of higher fees and commissions, or shifted backwards to agents affiliated with the business and employees in the form of lower commission shares or salaries.

In addition to the tax itself, the business would incur the cost of compliance necessary to calculate, submit, document and defend the amount owed to the government for the taxation of services.

How do You Protect Your Business and Livelihood? Vote YES on Prop 126!

Voting YES on 126 will:

  • Ban sales taxes on services that Arizonans use every day
  • Add certainty that future Arizona politicians and bureaucrats cannot simply change or interpret the law to allow sales tax on services
  • Protect your business, your clients and Arizonans!

Vote YES on 126!

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*2016 Legislative Session HB 2693, 2018 Legislative Session HB 2145

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