Thank you for visiting the website of the Cumberland Head Taxpayers Association (CHTA). The CHTA, Inc. was formed in March 2012, and is a not-for-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting the fundamental principles and practices of good government through the participation and support of taxpayers.

We Promote

• The practice of sound fiscal spending and taxation by our local governments

• Cost-effective and efficient operations

• Transparency and accountability of our elected officials.

We Seek

To keep a watchful eye on Local, County and State governments including Education and Special District issues in an effort to see the most economical use of your tax dollars.

Come visit our News Page.

Most Recent Articles

Seeking Tax Payer Volunteers

Posted by on Jul 7, 2017

We think a voluntary tax system might be fun. That is, a system we would enjoy avoiding. I guess we are not alone. Debbie found an article about just such a system in Norway:

Voluntary Tax in Norway

Happy to know that Norwegian citizens are turning their backs on the opportunity to hand over more money than their government insists they turn over to the tax man.

There is another Town of Plattsburgh meeting on our video page:

Videos of T.O.P. Meetings

Come have a look.


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Is New York State next?

Posted by on May 30, 2017

Debbie found another fun tax idea that is being born on the left coast:


Does anyone in the photo know anything?

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Plattsburgh Press Republican calls it a Public forum

Posted by on May 24, 2017

Click the image, and you will be transported to the PPR page.

Just a little heads up.

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Posted by on May 17, 2017


The Town of Plattsburgh will hold a “Town Hall” style meeting on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 6:00 PM at the Cumberland Head Fire Station.  This is your chance to dialogue with the Town Board, to ask questions and voice your concerns. Come, bring your friends.  All are welcome.  YOUR VOICE / YOUR FUTURE.

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New Visitors

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017

We want to welcome the visit of some young people who missed part of the Town Meeting last night.

Just so they don’t have to go looking for it:

We hope the come back and have a look at a few other meetings on our Video page.

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