The Contra Costa Taxpayers Association is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting accountable, cost-effective and efficient government and opposing unnecessary taxes and spending.





Contra Costa Taxpayers Association Mentioned in 2013 National Bestseller Book

The Contra Costa Taxpayers Association was mentioned in a 2013 book by Meredith Whitney, "Fate of States". Chapter 4 is devoted to Contra Costa Taxpayers Association and the 2012 ConFire parcel tax regarding spiraling pension costs.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/06/05/meredith-whitney-book-interview/2384905/
                                           

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Upcoming events

25 Apr 2014 7:45 AM • Denny's, 1313 Willow Pass Road, Concord, CA


A lot of publicity has gone to CalPERS and its pitiful 1% rate of return. CCCERA is using a 7.75 expected rate of return when for 2011 it earned 2.7%, the 5 year average is only 2.4%, and the 10 year average is 6.2%.  Retaining that 7.75% rate of return will push more expenses to the governments in CCCERA including the county and ConFire. That will mean dollars that would go to services will be directed to pension payment.


 

Contra Costa $100,000 Pension  Club has 720 Members as of      6/1/12                                 

See list: CCCERA $100,000 PENSION CLUB MEMBERS AS OF 6-1-12.pdf
                                      


                                       

 
 
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