There are a number of great reasons why you should Shop Surprise and spend your money within our own community. The money you spend with businesses within Surprise, AZ provide the much needed tax revenue that makes up nearly 40% of the City’s General Fund Revenues. These taxes pay for things like Police, Fire-Medical, Street Maintenance, and our vibrant Community Parks! Case studies have shown that for every dollar spent locally, at least 30% of that dollar is injected back into the community. This translates into more jobs, higher property values, lower residential taxes, a more affluent community and a reduction in the impact to the environment.