California Gov. Jerry Brown is planning a ballot initiative that asks voters to increase taxes on the wealthy and raise the sales tax by half a cent.
A grassroots group wants to repeal the primary source of funding for the proposed Sonoma Marin Area Rail Transit also known as the SMART Line.
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that postpones new sales taxes rules that would have affected online purchases in California.
Governor 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.
Gov. 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.
Small business owners in Silicon Valley are calling on Amazon and other online retailers to end their campaign against California’s new sales tax law.
A coalition of nonprofit groups is calling on customers of Amazon.com to cancel their accounts unless the Internet retailer stops resisting a California law that requires more online retailers to charge a state sales tax.
San Jose leaders had been hoping to put a sales tax increase on the November ballot, but Tuesday they decided to shelve that idea until next year. This comes despite recent police layoffs and cuts to other city services.
San Francisco voters must decide this November whether to approve a ½-cent sales tax increase to replace a state sales tax surcharge that expired earlier this summer.
Amazon.com Inc. said the California Attorney General’s Office has approved its petition for a referendum that would let voters decide whether to overturn a new law that forces online retailers to collect sales taxes in the state.