Newsom Signs Bill Requiring Presidential Hopefuls To Release Tax ReturnsCalifornia's Democratic governor signed a law Tuesday requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to appear on the state's primary ballot, a move aimed squarely at Republican President Donald Trump.
Minimum Wage Hikes, New Laws Taking Effect In Several Bay Area CitiesThe first day of July ushered in numerous new laws and statutes take effect in several Bay Area cities, including higher minimum wages and higher sales tax rates.
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.
Tesla, GM Electric Car Sales Could Get A Big Boost If Bill PassesSales of electric cars from Bay Area-based Tesla, along with General Motors, could get a boost from a bill introduced this week by a bipartisan group of lawmakers.
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.
Sales Taxes Rising In Several Bay Area CommunitiesHigher sales tax rates went into effect in more than 50 communities across California on Monday, including in a dozen Bay Area jurisdictions.
California Democrats Seek Lower Threshold To Raise Local TaxesCalifornia voters could decide next year whether it should be easier for their local governments to raise taxes and issue bonds for public projects.
Owners Of San Jose Sushi Boat Restaurants Plead Guilty To Tax FraudThe owners of several Bay Area sushi boat restaurants have pleaded guilty to tax crimes.
Flood-Damaged Property Owners In Sonoma Co. May Get Property Tax ReliefThe Sonoma County Assessor’s Office is advising owners of business property, structures and land that sustained more than $10,000 damage in last week’s storm and flooding to file a Calamity Damage Reassessment Form.
California Marijuana Tax Cuts Eyed As Revenues Fall Far ShortCalifornia lawmakers are looking to reduce state marijuana taxes in an effort to get more producers and consumers to leave the black market.
San Francisco Public School Advocates Rally For $60M From Tax WindfallHundreds of San Francisco students and teachers, as well as their supporters, held a lively rally Tuesday afternoon outside of City Hall, as they sought to secure $60 million for their public schools.
Lawmakers Seek Tax Cuts For Sluggish California Legal Pot IndustryA Bay Area member of the Assembly is among a group of Democratic state lawmakers seeking major tax cuts for the marijuana industry to jump-start's California's sluggish legal marketplace.
Tesla's Tax Credit Is Getting Sliced In Half At The Worst Possible TimeElectric car buyers interested in vehicles from Bay Area-based Tesla motors can say goodbye to a $7,500 tax credit in the new year.
San Francisco May Use Part Of $415M Tax Windfall To Address Housing CrisisSan Francisco’s controller has announced that the city will recognize a $415 million windfall thanks to excess property tax revenue.
First Of 3 Bay Bridge Toll Hikes Effective In JanuaryThe first of three price hikes for Bay Area toll plazas is effective January 1. Drivers can expect to pay as much as $7 during peak hours. By 2022, they'll pay $8, and by 2025, it will cost drivers up to $9 to cross.