S.F. Assemblyman's Proposed Bill Clips Tax Breaks for Upscale California HomeownersCalifornia would raise taxes on some homeowners and use the money to pay for homeless services under a bill proposed Thursday by Assemblyman David Chiu (D-S.F.)
California's Feud With Trump Over Medicaid May Shrink State Budget SurplusThe state is bracing for a much smaller budget surplus next year because of its ongoing feud with the Trump administration.
G7: Digital Tax, Wine Tariffs Hot Topics At Trump, Macron Working LunchA French diplomat says President Emmanuel Macron tried to reduce the pressure exerted by U.S. President Donald Trump over a new digital services tax the country is imposing on internet giants.
San Francisco Considers Surcharge On Uber, Lyft RidesUber and Lyft rides could become more expensive in San Francisco, as city officials consider a surcharge on rideshares.
Bay Area Gas Prices Higher Than Anywhere Else In U.S. In AprilBay Area gasoline was more expensive than any place in the country for the month of April, according to new data released Wednesday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
State Lawmakers Eye Billion-Dollar Tax Windfall From New IPOsAt least six California-based companies valued at more than $1 billion are expected to go public this year, creating a new class of millionaires and billionaires and a welcome quandary for the state's budget writers.
System Error To Blame For California Tax Refund Problem For 23,000 ResidentsTax day has come and gone, but thousands of California taxpayers may still have to do a little adjusting due to an error by the state.
East Bay Legislators Propose Tax Increase For Companies Netting Over $10MDemocratic East Bay lawmakers hope to address income inequality and fund education by increasing the tax rate by 2 percent on the top 0.2 percent of corporations that do business in California.
Gov. Newsom Seeks Monthly Fee To Clean Up Tainted Water In Low-Income AreasGov. Gavin Newsom is considering charging California water customers up to $10 per month to help clean up contaminated water in low-income and rural areas.
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.