Malibu Utility Users Tax, Measure D (April 2008)

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A City of Malibu Utility Users Tax, Measure D ballot question was on the April 8, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Malibu in Los Angeles County, California, where it was approved.

Measure D reduced Malibu's utility users tax (UUT) from 5% to 4.5% but extended the tax to cover a broader range of activities.

  • Malibu has had a UUT since 1991.
  • In 2008, the tax had been imposed on telephone customers in the City and collected on their telephone bills at a rate of 5% for seventeen years.
  • The revenues from the telephone tax were approximately $1,036,000 in 2006-2007.
  • The Malibu UUT, in 2008, was contributing about 4% of the city's general fund revenue.

Election results

Measure D
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,565 63.6%
No89536.4%
These final, certified, election results are from the Los Angeles County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure D: "Shall an Ordinance be adopted that 1) reduces the tax rate from 5% to 4.5%, 2) adds modern communication technologies to the activities taxed, 3) preserves the local telephone tax against changes in federal law, and 4) retains the existing exemptions for seniors?"[1]

See also

External links

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