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Fuel Storage Tax

An appeals court in California overturned a voter-approved initiative authorizing the City of Rialto to tax fuel wholesalers, finding that it is an impermissible property tax as it is based on a facility’s fuel storage capacity regardless of whether fuel is actually being stored there. 

RIALTO, Calif. – An appeals court in California overturned a voter-approved initiative authorizing the city of Rialto to tax fuel wholesalers, finding that it is an impermissible property tax as it is based on a facility’s fuel-storage capacity regardless of whether fuel is actually being stored there. 

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