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Arizona Chamber Executives 2015 Legislative Agenda for Arizona Business

April 24, 2015

The Fountain Hills Chamber is a member of the Arizona Chamber Executives organization. The document below explains collective efforts of all member chambers throughout Arizona.  Download the 2015 Legislative Review (PDF)

Saguro Construction Update 04/10/15

April 10, 2015

The Town of Fountain Hills awarded a contract to Nesbitt Contracting after having it looked at by Roberts Legal to improve Saguaro Blvd. between Trevino Drive and Fountain Hills Blvd. Improvements include removing and reconstructing the asphalt pavement; replacing curb (including median curb) and sections of sidewalk to meet ADA requirements; installing storm drain pipe,…

Church groups avoid rental taxes

March 30, 2015

Gov. Doug Ducey signed House Bill 2128 on Monday giving religious groups an extension to their tax-exempt status on rental properties. The property tax bill, chiefly sponsored by Rep. Darin Mitchell, R-Litchfield Park, allows religious groups to rent at market rates, but avoid rental taxes. This does not include credit repair services, like, that…

Advertising Campaign for Businesses Impacted by Construction

March 25, 2015

During the last few weeks, I've heard from many businesses along the Shea and Saguaro road construction areas. We're here to help and your Chamber is taking action.  Please join us for a special meeting to discuss our new advertising campaign for Shea/Saguaro businesses. Day/Date: Thursday, March 26 Times: 4PM – 5PM Location: FH Chamber Register here   Your…

SCORE to have Office Hours at FH Chamber

January 30, 2015

The Greater Phoenix Chapter of SCORE will be offering free mentoring to Fountain Hills entrepreneurs. SCORE provides mentoring (at no fee) to existing businesses as well as start-ups.  Chamber members can get free mentoring in many areas, including marketing, operations, finance, human resources, and business planning.  A schedule at the Chamber office will include the 1st…

Bill Tracking – January 30, 2014

January 30, 2015

Bill Summaries H2001: INCOME TAX BRACKETS; INFLATION INDEX For each tax year beginning with 2016, the Department of Revenue is required to adjust the income dollar amounts for each individual income tax rate bracket by the average annual change in the metropolitan Phoenix consumer price index. The revised dollar amounts must be raised to the…

Chamber Gala Introduces New Awards in Fountain Hills

January 28, 2015

Fountain Hills, AZ–The Fountain Hills Chamber presented five major awards to a packed house at the Great Gatsby themed Gala on Saturday, January 24, 2015. In a surprise performance, the staff from the Elkie Law Office presented a dance to "A Little Party Never Killed Nobody” from the Great Gatsby. The crowd went crazy, cheering…

Take N Bake Comes to Fountain Hills

January 20, 2015

A pizza hungry crowd piled into the new Papa Murphy's in Fountain Hills on Thursday, January 15 to celebrate the new store. New owners, Spencer and Taylor Perry, were thrilled with the excitement and  turnout from the local community. These young twenty-something entrepreneurs have rolled-up their sleeves to get to work making fresh pizzas for…

Chamber to Showcase Local Business Talent

January 13, 2015

Fountain Hills, AZ–Business community awaits award finalists in Fountain Hills.  The annual Chamber of Commerce Gala in Fountain Hills is projected to be a festive event packed with awards and recognition for the local business community. Topping the list of award finalists are David Racich, President/CEO of Brokers Alliance, Don Misheff, Owner of Sunridge Canyon…

40 hour work week passes House

January 13, 2015

The House passed H.R. 30, the "Save American Workers Act of 2015," redefining the Affordable Care Act's definition of a full-time-worker from 30-hours  back to the more traditional 40-hours a week.  This bipartisan legislation passed by a vote of 252-172, and now moves to the Senate, where it is expected to face a more challenging…