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Report: State Improved Covered California Enrollment As Process Moved Along

A new report on Covered California’s first enrollment period points out some of the much publicized problems, but also gave the state’s healthcare exchange some positive grades.

04/16/2014

Protesters gather outside San Francisco City Hall in preparation for a march to Twitter headquarters, April 15, 2014. (CBS)

Protesters March On Twitter San Francisco Headquarters Over Tax Breaks

Tax day turned into protest day in San Francisco, as dozens of city workers and others gathered at city hall for a march to decry tax breaks for Twitter outside the company’s headquarters on Market Street Tuesday.

04/15/2014

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Your Chances Of Being Audited By The IRS

The Internal Revenue Service audited less than 1 percent of the income tax returns filed last year. But your odds of getting audited vary greatly, depending on income.

04/13/2014

The cans containing gold coins valued at $10 million found by a Northern California couple. (Kagin's Inc.)

NorCal Couple’s Record Gold Coin Find A Jackpot For The IRS

The Northern California couple who found what could be a record-setting treasure trove of gold coins on their Gold Country property will soon find a huge tax bill headed their way.

02/28/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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.

02/12/2014

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San Francisco Supervisors To Finalize Soda Tax Ballot Measure

A ballot measure that would impose a two-cent per ounce tax on soda, sports and energy drinks was scheduled to be finalized Tuesday by the San Francisco of Supervisors.

02/04/2014

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Central Coast State Senator Set To Push Tax On Sugary Drinks

A new study from researchers at UC San Francisco found that the state could save hundreds of millions of dollars from reduced diabetes cases.

01/03/2014

San Ardo oil fields in Monterey County. (CBS)

Billionaire Environmentalist To Push California Lawmakers For Oil Tax

Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer said Monday that he will launch a campaign next year urging California lawmakers to approve taxes on companies that extract oil in the state.

12/16/2013

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Jose City Council Votes To Raise Medical Marijuana Tax

The increased tax rate is expected to generate about $1.5 million in additional revenue a year for the city.

05/22/2013

San Ardo oil fields in Monterey County. (CBS)

UC Berkeley Student Proposal Would Tax Oil, Gas For Education

Environmental and education advocates have proposed a new measure that would tax oil and gas extracted in California to fund education programs in the state.

04/23/2013

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