California Lawmakers Eye Loopholes Around Fed Tax Deduction LimitsDemocrats in Sacramento are exploring ways to help Californians save money by creating a loophole around deduction limits that are part of the new federal tax law.
Alameda Landlord Uses Moratorium Loophole, Evicts Whole Apartment ComplexEarlier this month, Alameda approved a temporary stop to rent hikes and evictions. But three days after lawmakers passed the bill, a new landlord used a loophole to evict all 31 families in an apartment complex.
Tax Loophole Can Save $25K Off New Tesla Model XThere's a hefty incentive for some environmentally-minded SUV buyers considering Teslas's $100,000 Model X. The luxury SUV qualifies for a $25,000 federal tax deduction.
Gov. Brown Signs Bill That Closes Loophole Over Rape ConvictionsGov. Jerry Brown has signed into law a bill closing a legal loophole that allowed a rape conviction to be overturned because the woman was not married.
California Voters Approve Prop. 39, Closing Tax LoopholeCalifornia voters were leaning toward approving an initiative that would undo a tax break for out-of-state corporations and send more money to state coffers. Proposition 39 was ahead in early returns Tuesday after polls closed.
Change To San Francisco Health Care Law Could Help Workers, Cost EmployersSan Francisco supervisors have approved a key change to the city's Healthy San Francisco program that could end up costing business owners.
Calif. Republicans Denounce Gov. Brown’s Corporate Tax ProposalGovernor Jerry Brown wants California to adopt the same corporate tax policy that's worked in Texas, Massachusetts and most of the states, but Republicans have denounced the proposal as just another tax increase that will hurt businesses.
Brown Wants Tax Code Changes To Promote California JobsGov. Jerry Brown is proposing a tax plan designed to promote job growth, closing one corporate tax loophole while offering an incentive for businesses to hire in California.
California Budget Crunch Time Approaches In SacramentoEfforts by California Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic lawmakers to court a handful of Republicans were expected to intensify this week.
Clipper Card Loophole Allows $2 Ride To Any BART StationIt turns out a Clipper card feature that lets riders who are unexpectedly short on fare exit the station and pay later isn’t set up in a way so that the rider must eventually pay up.