Taxpayers, ratepayers, city government, municipal utilities

Michael Giberson Cities have taxpayers and monopoly utility companies have ratepayers. When the city owns the utility, the taxpayers are – more or less – the same group of people as the ratepayers. In this case, does it matter which group pays how much for what? Should, for example, the municipal utility buy vehicles for … More Taxpayers, ratepayers, city government, municipal utilities