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Airbnb To Pay Millions Of Dollars In Back Taxes To San Francisco

The short-term housing rental service Airbnb has agreed to pay back taxes owed to San Francisco that were estimated to be millions of dollars.



ConsumerWatch: Call 211 For Free Financial Advice Tuesday

CBS 5 ConsumerWatch is teaming up with the United Way of the Bay Area to sponsor the 211 Financial Advice Line, between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12th.


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SF Shops For Socially Responsible Bank To Handle City’s Billions

Banks vying for the chance to manage San Francisco’s municipal accounts will have to answer hard questions about how they have handled foreclosures, said City Treasurer Jose Cisneros.



San Francisco Wants To Expand Peer Lending Program

Since 2007, more than $551,000 has changed hands among more than 300 participants in a program seen by many as a bridge between the formal economy and the informal economy that sometimes flourishes in immigrant communities.