California Withdraws 'Text Tax' After FCC RulingRegulators at the California Public Utilities Commission in San Francisco have canceled a plan to charge a fee for text messaging on mobile phones.
CPUC Proposes Plan To Tax Text MessagesThe San Francisco-based California Public Utilities Commission want to tax text messages to increase funds for programs that bring connectivity to underserved residents.
More People Leaving Pricey California For Tax-Free Nevada LifestyleCalifornia has the highest taxes in the nation, and the new federal tax law that limits state and local tax deductions to $10,000 dollars has people crossing state lines.
Online Sellers Grapple With New Sales Tax Rules, ExpensesWhile a Supreme Court ruling on sales taxes will create more obligations and expenses for many small online retailers, owners are already thinking about how they'll comply.
People In Uganda To Pay Tax For Using Social MediaPresident Museveni, who has ruled the country since 1986, is reported in local media as saying that social media encourages gossip.
San Francisco Supervisor Wants Tax On Uber And LyftRide-hailing companies could be forced to pay up if one San Francisco supervisor who says he's tired of Uber and Lyft not contributing their fair share gets his way.
Oakland Councilmember Proposes Tax On Vacant Properties To Combat HomelessnessOakland City Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan is proposing a new tax on vacant properties in Oakland to combat homelessness.
California Pot Advocates Say Tax Rates Too High As Legal Sales BeginWhile marijuana dispensaries across California experienced long lines on the first day of legal recreational pot sales, advocates warn the legal industry won't survive without big changes.
What You Need To Know About New Tax LawIt's official. Congress has ushered through the first major tax overhaul since Ronald Reagan was president.
California Could Tax Pot By As Much As 45 PercentBuying legal marijuana in California could be pricey enough to keep the black market healthy.
San Francisco Supervisor Pushes State Tax On Robots To Slow AutomationSupervisor Jane Kim, who is pushing the robot tax, says it's important to think now about how people will earn a living as more U.S. jobs are lost to automation.
Gov. Brown Urges Lawmakers To Pass Tax Funding Road ConstructionGov. Jerry Brown made a final push to secure legislative support for a tax increase to fund California road construction.