2016 NTC Annual Meeting October 16-18, Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, NV

Nevada Taxpayers Association

Address: 
116 East 7th Street, Suite 202
Carson City, Nevada 89701

or

2303 East Sahara Avenue, Suite 103
Las Vegas, Nevada 89104-4103
Phone: 
(775) 882-2697
(702) 457-8442
Fax: 
(775) 882-8938
(702) 457-6361
Staff:
President
Anna F. Thornley
Chief Operating Officer
Cindy Creighton

PHILOSOPHY OF ORGANIZATION

NTA, a 501 (c)(4), advocates for Nevada’s taxpayers, sound fiscal policies in tax and expenditure matters, which provide efficiency, accountability, fiscal sanity, and common sense. NTA also promotes the cause of the taxpayers, for responsible government at a reasonable price.

MAJOR PUBLICATIONS

  • Tax Facts – A 96-page digest of all major taxes levied in Nevada. In addition to the information on statutory cites, rates, collection, distribution and contacts, it contains a history of each of the major taxes levied in Nevada. It is published after each legislative session.
  • Understanding Nevada’s Property Tax System – A 20-page booklet that provides property taxpayers with information on assessment methodology, calculation of tax rates, exemptions and abatements available, and procedures for appealing valuations.
  • Legislative Report – A weekly summary of legislation interests to members which identifies the Association’s positions on fiscal issues.
  • Legislative Preview – A synopsis of requested bills, issued every 2 weeks for the 6 months preceding a legislative year.
  • Nevada Issues – An occasional publication devoted to exploring in-depth a specific issue of timely importance.
  • Tax Topics – NTA’s newsletter published throughout the year.
  • NTA e-brief – An electronic publication sent every three to four weeks with briefs on tax workshops and Commission meetings in addition to a listing of upcoming meetings regarding taxes and business regulatory issues.

SIGNIFICANT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

The establishment of the Cashman Good Government Award to honor a government employee or agency for innovations that have resulted in a more efficient, cost effective, user friendly government.
• Conducts biennial Tax and Budget Workshops for legislative candidates, other elected officials and members.
• Considered the primary resource by printed and electronic media in Nevada for information on all tax and related issues.

The signing into law of:

  • A “Taxpayers Bill of Rights”;
  • Legislation to create a State stabilization fund (AKA Rainy Day Fund);
  • The elimination of “consumable goods” from business personal property taxes;
    • Creating a local government “Taxpayers Bill of Rights”;
    • The changing of a prospective payment of the insurance premium tax to actual payment;
    • A standing legislative committee to review the formulas and distribution of Nevada Taxes.
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