The San Jose City Council approved a temporary tax break Tuesday to encourage more commercial development in the city.
A controversial proposal to give $10,000 payroll tax breaks to San Francisco employers who hire ex-cons goes before the Supervisors’ Budget Committee Wednesday.
The state treasurer is calling California’s tax break program for clean energy companies a “wise and needed one” despite the failure of its most high-profile recipient—the solar startup Solyndra.
California has halted an alternative energy program following the bankruptcy of Solyndra, a Fremont solar company that received $25 million in state tax breaks.
Several investors in high-tech companies are putting their dollars into campaigns for the San Francisco mayoral race.
Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is making it clear – she wants technology firms to consider abandoning San Francisco in favor of Oakland.
San Francisco’s Mid-Market neighborhood has added a new tenant to its growing roster of businesses persuaded to relocate to the beleaguered stretch of Market Street: the Burning Man headquarters.
The 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.
A controversial piece of legislation was scheduled to be introduced at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting at San Francisco City Hall.
A San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee has voted to extend local tax breaks to Twitter and other companies that would relocate to a blighted section of the city.