Poll: Voters Split Over Prop. 15 Property Tax Measure, Affirmative Action Prop. 16 TrailingA new poll finds California voters split over a measure that would change how commercial and industrial properties are taxed. Meanwhile, a measure repealing the state's ban on affirmative action is trailing by double digits.
Measure RR: San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara Voters To Decide On Caltrain FundingWith Caltrain ridership plummeting during the coronavirus pandemic, a sales tax measure on the November ballot could provide a lifeline.
Prop 19 Debate: Funding For Fighting Wildfires Or Attack On Prop 13 Tax Protections?Proponents of Proposition 19 on the November ballot say it would raise much-needed money for fighting wildfires and provide help to wildfire victims. But others say it’s a thinly-disguised attack on Prop 13 tax protections.
Now Hiring: Newsom Signs Law Offering Credits To Small Businesses Devastated By PandemicWith millions of people out of work in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed a law giving tax breaks to small businesses that hire more workers over the next three months.
San Jose Voters To Decide On Expanding Police Auditor Powers, Card Room Tax HikeTwo new measures are heading for consideration by San Jose voters in November.
Paying Taxes Could Lead To Jury Duty Summons Under Proposed New LawPaying taxes in California could make you eligible for jury duty under a proposal backed by some prominent state lawmakers on Wednesday who worry the people deciding criminal and civil cases are “wealthier and whiter” than the population.
Contra Costa Voters May Consider Tax To Fund Emergency Services, Social ServicesThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors will proceed with pursuing a half-cent, 20-year sales tax measure for November's general election ballot.
Breaking News: Supreme Court Overwhelmingly Rules Manhattan DA Can Obtain Trump Tax RecordsThe Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Manhattan's chief prosecutor can obtain troves of President Trump's business records and tax returns, a momentous defeat for the president in his efforts to shield his personal financial information from state investigators.
San Francisco Supes Place CEO Tax, Affordable Housing Plan On BallotSan Francisco supervisors introduced several charter amendments that will be decided by voters this November.
Oakland Council Members, Small Business Owners Seek Change To Business TaxThree members of the Oakland City Council and a coalition of small business owners and labor union officials on Thursday called for changes to the city's business tax code.
San Francisco Extends Property Tax Deadline, City Hall To Reopen For PaymentsThe property tax deadline for San Francisco residents has been extended to May 15 and City Hall, which has been closed to the public per the stay-home order, will reopen for in-person payments for three days.
Federal Student Loan, Tax Payments Delayed Due To Coronavirus PandemicAs the country grapples with an unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic that's thrown millions of Americans out of work, the U.S. Department of Education is automatically giving most federal student loan borrowers a break from their monthly bills until at least October.
Ballots Sent For Sonoma County Special Election On EMS Tax MeasuresThe Sonoma County Registrar of Voters Office is mailing ballots this week for two special May 5 elections for districts within the county.
Federal Tax Deadline Moved To July 15 After California Pushes Back State Deadline Over CoronavirusThe federal income tax filing deadline has been pushed back from April 15 to July 15, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced Friday.
California State Tax Deadlines Pushed To July 15 Over CoronavirusThe California Franchise Tax Board announced Wednesday that state tax deadlines have been pushed back in response to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.