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How To Get A Tax Extension

Not going to make the April 15 deadline for filing your taxes? Better let the IRS know right now. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.


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Bid To Extend California Tax Hike Fails In Senate

The state Senate has rejected extending recent tax hikes for another year to help close California’s $9.6 billion budget deficit but approved a bill that would allow local communities to more easily go to the voters for tax increases.

CBS San Francisco–06/10/2011

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California Lawmakers Battle Over Closing Budget

California’s state budget is $15 billion in the red, but a couple extra billion dollars from a state income tax windfall may make it easier to close.


Brown Signs Bill To Hand Over Inmates To Local Governments

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that will shift responsibility for thousands of criminals to local governments.

CBS San Francisco–04/05/2011

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Phil Matier: Republicans Derailing Gov. Brown’s Ballot Plans

Governor Jerry Brown has threatened to place his tax measure on the ballot without Republican support. It’s not what the governor wanted, but he may be forced to, according to KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier.


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California Budget Crunch Time Approaches In Sacramento

Efforts by California Governor Jerry Brown and Democratic lawmakers to court a handful of Republicans were expected to intensify this week.


California Governor Jerry Brown speaks during a news conference at his campaign headquarters on November 3, 2010 in Oakland. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Bay Area Council Backs Gov. Brown’s Tax Plan

The Bay Area Council backs Governor Brown’s mix of tax extensions and spending cuts to close the state’s budget, but would like to see pension reform.