Talking Politics: New Gas Tax / Trump PivotsKPIX 5's Phil Matier is joined by Melissa Caen and former S.F. mayor Willie Brown for a rousing discussion of the week's top politics news. (4-9-17)
At Issue: California's New Gas TaxKPIX 5's Phil Matier spoke with state senator Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) about the passage of the new gas tax. (4-9-17)
ConsumerWatch Weekend: Private Tax CollectorsConsumer reporter Julie Watts spoke with Suzanne Martindale, an attorney with Consumers Union, about the IRS use of private companies to collect tax debt and how to tell whether a phone call you receive is real or a scam. (4-8-17)
IRS To Outsource Legitimate Debt Collection To Private CompaniesThe IRS has begun outsourcing legitimate debt collection to private companies who may call you, and consumer advocates are concerned. Julie Watts reports. (4/5/17)
ConsumerWatch: Couple's Tax Typo Sends Refund To StrangerFiling your taxes online is the best way to go but there's one mistake you absolutely need to watch out for. Julie Watts reports. (3-30-17)
Experts Offer Tax Tips With April 15th ApproachingJulie Watts reports on experts providing advice about income taxes with fast approach of April 15th (3-6-2017)
ConsumerWatch Weekend: Tax Time BasicsA recent study found a majority of Americans surveyed don't have basic tax knowledge. Consumer reporter Julie Watts talks with NerdWallet's Sean McQuay, whose company conducted that research. (2-18-17)
California Could Cut Off Feds In Response To Trump ThreatsThe state of California is studying ways to suspend financial transfers to Washington after the Trump Administration threatened to withhold federal money from sanctuary cities. Melissa Caen reports. (1-27-17)
At Issue: Presidential Tax TransparencyPres Trump begins his first 100 days without having released his taxes. State senator Scott Wiener has proposed a bill that would require future candidates to make their returns public. (1-23-17)
2 Prominent California CPAs Demand Trump Release Tax ReturnsFiona Ma, chairwoman of the State Board of Equalization, and Hilary Crosby, California Democratic Party comptroller, joined with Clinton supporters at a press conference in San Francisco to call for the controversial Republican presidential candidate to release his taxes. John Ramos reports. (8-28-16)
Small Grocery Store Owners Oppose Oakland Soda TaxSupporters say the sugary drink tax will only affect Big Soda but opponents argue it would force small businesses to raise grocery prices. Da Lin reports. (8-18-16)
Oakland Chinatown Business Owners Fight Proposed Soda TaxA lot of small business owners in Oakland's Chinatown are angry about a proposed new sugary drinks tax that would go beyond sodas to hit Chinese chrysanthemum and boba teas. Da Lin reports
ConsumerWatch: Tax Season Brings Out ID ThievesTax time means plenty of documents with your social security number and other sensitive information will be in the mail. Julie Watts speaks with identity-theft expert Adam Levin. (4-9-16)
Super Bowl Players Face Steep State 'Jock Tax'If Super Bowl 50 were in Florida or Texas there would be no so-called "jock tax." In New Jersey the tax is almost 9 percent but California has the highest jock tax in the nation. Sharon Chin reports. (1-29-16)

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