San Francisco's Controversial 'Twitter Tax Break' Is Working, Report FindsSupporters of a tax break intended to lure Twitter to San Francisco's blighted mid-Market neighborhood are pointing to a new report as an indicator of its success.
Phil Matier: San Francisco Developers Renege On Paying Special Tax For Transbay Terminal, Caltrain Extension The San Francisco Board Of Supervisors are meeting Tuesday to create a special tax district around the Transbay Terminal to cover the cost of its reconstruction including the Caltrain extension. Downtown developers had earlier promised to pay in, they are now lobbying, and threatening a lawsuit claiming the amounts are too excessive due to soaring property values.
San Francisco First California City To Test Urban Farming Tax Break Law For Property OwnersSan Francisco will soon become the first city to enact a California law giving owners who turn empty lots into gardens the chance to get a tax break.
Hundreds Protest Tech Tax Breaks At Twitter Headquarters In San Francisco Protesters, including some who dressed up like Cupid, congregated at Twitter headquarters on Wednesday to voice opposition to the tax breaks several tech companies have received.
San Francisco's Mayor Touts Mid-Market Revitalization Ahead Of Twitter IPOIn anticipation of Twitter’s initial public offering this week, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee took a stroll down Market Street on Monday to check out and assess the rapidly changing Mid-Market area.
Colorado Commission Offering California Business $3M Tax Credit To MoveThe Colorado Economic Development Commission has agreed to offer $3 million in tax credits to persuade a California biomass company to move to Colorado.
Twitter Putting Finishing Touches On New SF Market St. OfficesThe official move-in date isn't happening for another roughly one month, but the final touches are being put on Twitter's new headquarters on San Francisco's Market Street.
Phil Matier: Solyndra Received State Tax Break Last YearThe Department of Energy is not the only government agency that invested heavily in Solyndra, the Fremont-based solar manufacturing company that recently filed for bankruptcy.
California Oversight Committee Finds Tax Breaks Are Costing BillionsThe Senate Office of Oversight and Outcomes looked at 10 tax breaks enacted by the State Legislature and found they’ve been costing the state $6.3 billion over the past decade.
San Jose City Council Approves Netflix DealThe company will be expanding its DVD division at a new facility in North San Jose.
Zendesk Takes Mayor Lee Up On His Tax Break OfferSan Francisco's Mayor has signed a tax break for start ups to go public into law and now one tech company is taking him up on his offer.
Mortgage Interest Deduction Might Be CutThe incoming Congress is expected to seriously consider ending a tax break that American homeowners have enjoyed for almost a century.