HJTA going after bogus rural fire “fee” – lawsuit!
If you or your California rural friends and family are subject to the rural fire “fee,” help may be on the way. The Jarvis group is after ‘em. HJTA has filed a class action lawsuit against this farce — on behalf of the 825,000 rural property owners.
Encourage any folks affected by this bogus “fee” to join the effort. And support HJTA — there are not many effective taxpayer allies in this state.
The State of California has begun mailing bills to rural property owners for fire prevention. We believe this fee imposed by politicians is really an illegal tax under Proposition 13.
News: Locals react to Cal Fire fee lawsuit
Humboldt County’s Times-Standard newspaper reported positive reactions to the fire tax lawsuit from residents of California’s northern coast. The Humboldt County Taxpayers Association was joined in wholeheartedly supporting the lawsuit by the Humboldt County Fire Chief’s Association and the area’s Democratic Assemblyman Wesley Chesbro. Local fire officials reported inconsistent and illogical application of the tax.
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Press Release: HJTA Files Class Action Lawsuit against Fire Tax
Class action could qualify 825,000 property owners for a fire tax refund. The Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association filed a class action lawsuit to provide relief to nearly one million California property owners who received bills from the State for a new “fire prevention fee” which the lawsuit claims is illegal.