New SF Payroll Tax System Approved By Voters Is Complex, CostlySan Francisco’s new gross receipts tax, which voters decided to replace the former payroll tax, is going to cost millions of dollars to implement, city officials said.
San Francisco Controller’s Report Outlines Plan To Ditch City's Payroll TaxA new report from the San Francisco City Controller lays out a plan for businesses to switch from a payroll tax to a gross receipts tax.
DC Gridlock Could Hurt 1.1 Million Unemployed CaliforniansThe California Employment Development Department said Wednesday that about 1.1 million residents will begin losing unemployment extensions at the end of this year if Congress does not extend benefits.
Bay Area Lawmakers Return To DC For Votes On Jobless Benefits, Tax CutsThe Bay Area congressional delegation was heading back to the nation's capitol Monday to vote on a measure to extend a middle class tax cut.
San Francisco To Consider Tax Breaks For Hiring Ex-ConsA controversial proposal to give $10,000 payroll tax breaks to San Francisco employers who hire ex-cons goes before the Supervisors' Budget Committee Wednesday.
First Tech Company Relocates To San Francisco’s Mid-MarketFour months after the city enacted a tax exclusion to encourage revitalization of the struggling Mid-Market neighborhood, the first tech company to benefit from the ordinance has moved into its new digs.
SF To Give Tax Break To Private Startup CompaniesMayor Ed Lee is expected to sign legislation on Friday that would give companies such as Zynga and Yelp a partial tax exclusion on stock options.
Twitter Signs Lease To SF Mid-Market BuildingAfter months of negotiations and a controversial tax break, the social networking leaders at Twitter have opted to keep the company in San Francisco,
Phil Matier: Oakland Mayor Lures San Francisco Tech FirmsOakland Mayor Jean Quan is making it clear - she wants technology firms to consider abandoning San Francisco in favor of Oakland.
San Francisco Supervisors Approve Twitter-Inspired Payroll Tax BreaksThe measure passed by the Board of Supervisors 8-3 on Tuesday exempts the microblogging service from paying payroll tax on new hires if it moves to the city’s neglected Mid-Market area.
Phil Matier: More Business Tax Breaks May Be On The Way In San FranciscoA controversial piece of legislation was scheduled to be introduced at Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting at San Francisco City Hall.
SEIU Opposes San Francisco’s Twitter-Tax Deal The tentative deal reached between Twitter and the city of San Francisco is facing opposition from the city's largest labor union.