HJTA Files Opening Brief and 14-Volume Appendix

We’re pleased to provide this update of our ongoing efforts to obtain refunds for property owners who paid the state’s now-suspended “fire prevention fee.” On Wednesday, July 11, 2018, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association filed its opening brief and a fourteen-volume...

Call now to repeal and refund the fire tax!

YOUR PHONE CALLS ARE NEEDED NOW: On Wednesday, April 18, the Senate Governance and Finance Committee will hear Senate Bill 1044. HJTA SUPPORTS THIS BILL, which would permanently repeal the State Responsibility Fire Prevention Fee, otherwise known as the fire tax, and...

HJTA to appeal court ruling dismissing fire-tax lawsuit

The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association plans to appeal today‘s decision by the Sacramento Superior Court dismissing their legal challenge against the state’s past collection of a “fire prevention fee” from rural homeowners. “Dismissal of...