San Francisco taxpayers could be asked to approve $3 billion in taxes and fees to help pay for fixes for the city’s transportation system as a task force assembled by Mayor Ed Lee will bring its recommendations to City Hall on Monday.
Amid the excitement caused by Twitter’s highly anticipated IPO on Thursday morning, protesters—attempting to ruffle the feathers of the social media company—marched outside its headquarters in San Francisco decrying the city’s tax breaks for high-tech companies.
California is a wealthy state, but according to a new study it spends less on K-12 education than much of the rest of the country.
Contra Costa County supervisors unanimously approved an agreement with Chevron Tuesday that will put an end to property tax lawsuits against the county and should save the county millions of dollars and boost strained relations between the county and the oil giant.
A bill to strip the Boy Scouts of America of its tax-exempt status in California because of the organization’s refusal to allow gay troop leaders stalled Thursday in the Legislature after failing to garner enough votes for passage.
Property owners in San Francisco are expected to see an increase in their property taxes this year, after tallying an impressive year-over-year increase.
Concerned about losing out on local hotel taxes, city leaders in Palo Alto have asked San Francisco’s Airbnb to notify members of the vacation rental service to read the fine print.
A new study critical of a program to encourage investment that creates jobs in disadvantaged parts of California has found that regions such as San Francisco that are already prospering tend to benefit the most.
The state Senate approved legislation Wednesday that would use California’s tax policy in an attempt to pressure the Boy Scouts of America into fully accepting gay members.
A Senate panel says Apple Inc. is avoiding billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by shifting profits to foreign affiliates and is prepared to question the company’s chief executive Tuesday about the “loopholes.”