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Inland Empire Taxpayers Association!

Fighting for Freedom, Less Government & Lower Taxes


Established in 2006, the Inland Empire Taxpayers Association (IETA) has become the largest and most active taxpayer advocacy organization operating primarily in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties. Each election cycle the IETA has raised and spent anywhere from $150,000 to $1.4 million in the cause of protecting the interests of taxpayers at the ballot box.

Mission Statement:

The Inland Empire Taxpayers Association is dedicated to researching ballot measures, candidates and public policy issues, educating the public on these matters and taking action to protect the interests of taxpayers throughout the Inland Southern California region.

Taxpayer Alerts / Latest News

Prop. 15 Split Roll Will Eventually Cancel Prop. 13

NO on Prop 15 – Stop Tax Hikes By Wayne Lusvardi, August 7, 2020 7:10 am   It was elderly widows who were being thrown out of their homes for unpaid property taxes in 1975 before Proposition 13.  Now with Proposition 15 it will … Continued

Coronavirus economic fallout sparks more talk of taxing California’s richest

  BY LAURENCE DU SAULT AUGUST 13, 2020 A “CEO tax” targeting San Francisco’s most unequal salaries. A signature-gathering campaign to tax Palo Alto’s millionaires. And now, a new statewide bill that would levy a yearly 0.4 percent tax on every Californian … Continued

California’s governor pushes new taxes, fees despite whopping $21.5 billion surplus

PUBLISHED THU, MAY 16 2019 10:47 AM EDTUPDATED THU, MAY 16 2019 11:02 AM EDT Jeff Daniels@JEFFDANIELSCA LOS ANGELES — Gov. Gavin Newsom is pushing new taxes and fees even as California enjoys a huge surplus, but lawmakers, including his … Continued

Gas Tax Repeal on Nov. Ballot as Prop. 6!

  Repeal the Car & Gas Tax! Yes on Proposition 6! Friends, The initiative to repeal the car and gas tax has now officially qualified for the November ballot as Proposition 6! Since the gas tax went into effect last … Continued

Gas Tax Repeal Qualifies for Nov. Ballot!

  Repeal the Car & Gas Tax! Since the gas tax went into effect last November, California now pays the highest gas prices in the nation ($3.68/gallon on average for regular unleaded, with prices in some areas rising to over … Continued

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