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Medical Marijuana Could See 15 Percent Sales TaxA California legislator proposed a 15 percent tax on the retail sales of medical marijuana with the introduction of a new bill Wednesday.
Burning Man Tickets Now Include Live Entertainment TaxThe Nevada Department of Taxation notified Burning Man that the organization is required to register for the tax before tickets go on sale.
Gilroy Woman Gets Nearly $30K Property Tax Refund After Finding Low Income Residents Were Overcharged MillionsCounty leaders in Gilroy presented a woman with a big check this Christmas Eve after she discovered a multi-million dollar property tax mistake.
Tax Loophole Can Save $25K Off New Tesla Model XThere's a hefty incentive for some environmentally-minded SUV buyers considering Teslas's $100,000 Model X. The luxury SUV qualifies for a $25,000 federal tax deduction.
Bay Area Assemblywoman Wants To Tax Your CocktailsA Bay Area Assemblywoman is proposing a cocktail tax at California restaurants and bars to give developmental disability programs an annual $200 million boost.
Bill Would Raise California Cigarette Tax By $2 Per PackA bill to raise California's cigarette tax by $2 per pack was introduced Wednesday in the state Senate, a hike that supporters say would curb smoking deaths and critics argue would place an unnecessary burden on consumers and small businesses.
California Rebates For Hybrid, Electric Cars Restricted After Plan Criticized As Taxpayer Handout To The WealthyState lawmakers and air quality officials are restricting rebates on hybrid and electric cars because they have been claimed by hundreds of Californians who make $500,000 or more.
Free Lunch At Tech Firms May Be Taxed By IRSGoogle, Facebook and Yahoo are among the companies known for catering to workers. Now, the Silicon Valley Business Journal says the IRS is doing more than exploring the idea of taxing these meals, they’re actually working on a proposal.
CA Lawmakers Considering First Gas Tax Hike In DecadesCalifornia lawmakers are considering a hike in the gas tax. It would be the first increase in 20 years.
300-Percent Tax Proposed For Water-Guzzling California Residents To Curb Usage During DroughtA California lawmaker is proposing to let local communities tax the worst water-guzzling residents and businesses as much as 300 percent in the state’s historic drought.
San Francisco Supervisor Battles Big Soda With New Round Of LegislationOn Monday, San Francisco's Land Use Committee will get its first look at three pieces of legislation, introduced by Supervisor Scott Wiener that would make it harder to get sugary drinks.
Berkeley Soda Tax Brings In $116K In First Month AloneBerkeley is celebrating a big haul after just one month of the city’s new soda tax.

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