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Limits Voters' Rights,
Cuts Essential Services

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Who's Behind The Taxpayer Deception Act?

The primary funders are multi-billion-dollar wealthy developers and landlords using industry front groups called the California Business Roundtable (CBRT) and the California Business Properties Association.

Say NO to these wealthy developers and landlords and add your name or organization to our coalition today!

THE TAXPAYER DECEPTION ACT:

DANGEROUS FOR CALIFORNIA

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Attacks Voters' Rights

The Taxpayer Deception Act takes away the rights of local voters by making it harder for voters to pass measures their communities need, and by preventing local voters from passing advisory measures dictating how we want our tax dollars spent.

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Cuts Billions from State & Local Services

According to the independent Legislative Analyst’s Office, this measure will force deep cuts to local public schools, public safety, programs to prevent homelessness, parks, libraries, and all local services.

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Allows Big Real Estate to Avoid their Fair share

This ballot measure is a deceptive trick funded with millions of dollars from wealthy real estate developers and landlords. They want us to think this measure would help the average taxpayer, but these corporate special interests wrote this measure to create new loopholes that lower their taxes, help them avoid paying their fair share, and increase the tax burden on working families and small businesses.

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PRESS RELEASE

City Leaders, Firefighters, Labor and Community Groups Rally Against Destructive “Taxpayer Deception

“Working people won’t be fooled. We know the truth: the Taxpayer Deception Act harms working families in the South Bay while lining the pockets of mega-landlords and real estate corporations, said Maria Noel Fernandez, Executive Director, Working Partnerships USA. “That’s why more than 600 organizations powered by working people, environmental advocates, local governments and community groups all say vote NO on the Taxpayer Deception Act”

May
22
2024
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California Democratic Party Sounds the Alarm on Dangerous “Taxpayer Deception Act;” Urges NO Vote on

The California Democratic Party, representing 10 million Democratic voters across the state, this weekend endorsed a NO vote on the Taxpayer Deception Act – a dangerous initiative slated for the November ballot.

Rusty Hicks, Chair of the California Democratic Party said, “The Taxpayer Deception Act is an undemocratic and unfair attack on California taxpayers, funded by a few extremely wealthy real estate developers and landlords who don’t want to pay their fair share.

May
19
2024
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CalSTRS Board Opposes Taxpayer Deception Act 

The California State Teachers’ Retirement System, the largest teachers’ retirement system in the nation and the nation’s second largest pension fund, voted on Thursday to oppose the Taxpayer Deception Act,an initiative placed on the ballot by wealthy real estate developers and landlords through the California Business Roundtable and the California Business Properties Association.

May
2
2024