Class Action Lawsuit Against ‘Fire Tax’ Continues Despite Repeal

A lawsuit against California’s controversial “fire prevention fee” (a.k.a. “fire tax”) will continue, despite being suspended earlier this month as part of a deal Republican leaders made to pass cap-and-trade.

The tax was levied on almost 800,000 rural property owners in mostly Republican districts. The plaintiffs are continuing with their lawsuit and may seek to have the tax refunded in full.

The Los Angeles Times reports:

“The class-action lawsuit [filed by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayer Association] has survived several challenges, and a trial court decision could be reached in early fall, [according to] Jon Coupal, president of the taxpayer group.

The group will continue to pursue the lawsuit despite Monday’s vote.”

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