CoCo County Supervisors To Lay Groundwork For Transportation Sales Tax IncreaseContra Costa County supervisors on Tuesday agreed to lay the groundwork for a measure to increase the county’s transportation sales tax next year.
Gov. Brown Proposes $65 Fee On Drivers As Part Of $3.6 Billion Plan To Fix HighwaysGov. Jerry Brown's administration is proposing to spend $3.6 billion a year for repairs to California's crumbling transportation infrastructure, with some of the money to come from a $65 annual fee on vehicle registrations and increases in diesel and gas taxes tied to inflation.
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.
Consumer Group Says Covered California Slow To Fix Customer ProblemsA consumer advocacy group complains that Covered California remains sluggish at resolving customer service problems, leaving people unable to access health care or finish their taxes.
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.
IRS Admits Data Breach Was Much Worse Than ReportedThe IRS admitted Monday that a massive data breach was much larger than first thought.
Lawmakers Agree Fixing California's Roads And Bridges Is Essential But Not On How To Pay For ItThe state legislature is talking transportation -- specifically how to pay for much-needed repairs to the infrastructure. On Sunday, state senator Mark Leno discussed the challenges with KPIX 5's Phil Matier.
Low-Income Community In Gilroy Overcharged On Property Taxes For 13 YearsA low-income housing community in Gilroy could be getting an unexpected payday after being over-charged on property taxes for more than a decade.
California Officials Consider State-Run Bank To Serve The Pot IndustryThe banking and marijuana industries could become unlikely allies in California’s green rush.
Court Rules San Francisco Medical Marijuana Dispensary Can’t Deduct Business ExpensesA federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a San Francisco medical marijuana dispensary can’t deduct business expenses for sales of the drug from its taxable income.
California Democrats And Republicans Could Agree To Hike Gas TaxCalifornia's $59 billion backlog of roadway maintenance projects has Governor Jerry Brown fed up and seeking to raise the state’s gas tax, which hasn't been increased since the early '90s.