States Move To Clamp Down On Tax Collection By Online RetailersFed up with inaction by Congress, several states are taking matters into their own hands when it comes to collecting tax on the sales of online goods.
No Joke: April 1st Brings Double Digit Sales Tax To Several East Bay TownsBuy something in Hayward and you're going to get whacked with a 10% sales tax. Take a few steps outside the city limits and the tax is a half cent cheaper.
Tax Measures Being Considered For The November Ballot In San JoseCity leaders are considering a sales tax increase, or possibly increasing the tax for marijuana shops, as a way to increase revenues.
ConsumerWatch: State Warns Californians To Pay Overlooked 'Use Tax' A lot of Californians got a surprise in the mail as 2013 came to a close. The state has been sending out hundreds of thousands of letters to residents telling them there’s a good chance they probably owe “Use Tax” and will have to pay it when they file their 2013 state tax return.
Marin Voters Approve Most Measures, Hospital BondsVoters in Marin County approved nine of 10 measures on the November ballot, including four sales tax measures and a $394 million bond issue for new construction and improvements to Marin General Hospital, according to unofficial final results.
Antioch Voters Approve Half-Cent Sales Tax To Fight Crime, BlightVoters appear to have overwhelmingly approved a half-cent sales tax that is expected to bring in more than $4.3 million annually and help Antioch out of its current financial crisis, according to unofficial election results.
More Than A Dozen Bay Area Towns Begin Paying Higer Sales TaxDepending on where you shop and what type of purchase you plan to make in the near future, you may feel the impact on your wallet - or not.
Sales Tax Increase In Bay Area Cities, Counties Effective April 1This could be a good weekend to buy a wide variety items -- from cars to tools to clothes -- because sales taxes in more than 20 cities and counties across California are due to go up Monday.
Multi-Million Dollar Fund Proposed To Support Programs For Marin ChildrenWould Marin County residents support a hike in property or sales taxes in order to fund a broad array of support programs for kids of all ages in the county?
Phil Matier: New Push To Trim Majority Needed To Raise TaxesIt's long been the talk of Sacramento - and beyond - but now it appears the State of California may be closer than ever before to adjusting the percentage of support needed to approve sales tax measures on California ballots, from two-thirds of the vote to just 55%.
Calif. Officials Remind ‘Cyber Monday’ Shoppers To Pay State TaxesThe California State Board of Equalization issued a reminder Monday that people who buy products from websites both within and outside the state must pay sales taxes, even if they are not charged at the time of sale.
Tax On Amazon Purchases In California Begins SaturdayOnline retailer Amazon.com has tried to become all things to all consumers, but in California, it is about to take on a role it fought against for years: tax collector.