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(AP)

ConsumerWatch: Group Seeks Amazon Boycott Over Sales Tax Fight

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.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/15/2011

Phil Matier: Tax Increases Won’t Fly In San Jose

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/03/2011

San Francisco Voters To Decide Local Sales Tax Hike

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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/28/2011

(AP)

Amazon Gets Approval For Internet Sales Tax Referendum

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.

CBS San Francisco–07/18/2011

online shopping, computer, laptop,

Out-Of-State Online Retailers Flee California’s New Tax Law

More and more online shopping sites are dropping California merchants as a result of the state’s new requirement that out of state retailers collect sales tax from California shoppers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/12/2011

(AP)

Amazon To Cut Off California-Based Web Affiliates Over Sales Tax

Amazon.com Inc. said Wednesday that it will stop working with online affiliates based in California since the state passed a new rule that forces online retailers to collect sales tax.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/29/2011

A woman shopping online. (CBS)

New California Budget Raises Revenue Through Internet Sales Tax

The spending plan approved Wednesday by Democrats requires companies to collect the state sales tax on online purchases made by California residents.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/16/2011

(CBS)

Report Says Balanced Budget May Require Overhaul Of California Tax System

Immunizing the California budget against revenue fluctuations means moving away from the state’s heavy reliance on income taxes, according to a prominent UC Berkeley economist.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/09/2011

Interim San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco Mayor Presents Balanced Budget Plan

The plan does not include cuts to vital services or any major layoffs, while also eliminating the city’s $380 million deficit.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/01/2011

Caltrain (Lucius Kwok)

Caltrain Polls Gauge Reaction To Proposed Sales Tax Increase

Would you pay a higher sales tax to keep Caltrain from running off the rails? That is the question that some Bay Area residents are being asked by pollsters, even as the agency plans for record spending.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/01/2011

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