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CA gas tax jumps 10 cents in January

CA gas tax jumps 10 cents in January

Top Things to Know About a State EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) for California

Top Things to Know About a State EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) for California

By Luke Reidenbach Republished with permission from California Budget Bites As policymakers grapple with how to ensure economic security for the 5.6 million Californians living in poverty, one option needs to be part of the discussion: a state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). A state EITC could give millions of Californians a much-needed economic boost […]

Obama Wrecks Tax Cut Compromise

Obama Wrecks Tax Cut Compromise

USDA Christmas Tree Tax Takes Effect

USDA Christmas Tree Tax Takes Effect

Lies, Damn Lies… and ObamaCare

Lies, Damn Lies… and ObamaCare

Professor Jonathan Gruber, link of MIT and Romneycare credentials and a paid White House consultant/shill for ObamaCare, knows the truth about the real America. They’re “too stupid,” says the Professor, to discern “tax” from “penalty.” “Too stupid” to know that they pay for a tax on Cadillac plans whether that tax is assessed on their […]

California’s 15 Cent Gasoline Surtax Seems Unstoppable

California’s 15 Cent Gasoline Surtax Seems Unstoppable

Plastic Bag Ban–with Massive Tax Increase–Sits on Brown’s Desk

Plastic Bag Ban–with Massive Tax Increase–Sits on Brown’s Desk

By Jon Fleischman On January 9, at a press conference in the State Capitol introducing his FY 2014-15 budget, Governor Jerry Brown said, “There will be no new taxes for the foreseeable future.” Could it be that we have reached the unforeseen future with the delivery by the California legislature of Senate Bill 270, the […]

A Dumb Almost Law–Moorpark, Creative Taxing

A Dumb Almost Law–Moorpark, Creative Taxing

With the plug pulled on state redevelopment funds, and the small city of Moorpark having gone on a spending spree buying up property around their fair community, the Council directed staff to, as Mayor Janice Parvin, put it: “Be creative.” Never do that with a bureaucrat, guaranteed you’ll live to regret it.  Staff came up […]

Compromise reached on Prop. 13 treatment of business property

Compromise reached on Prop. 13 treatment of business property

Decades of political wrangling over how Proposition 13, the iconic property tax limit passed by voters in 1978, is applied to commercial property reached a climax of sorts Tuesday in a Capitol hearing room. During a hearing of the Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee, long-warring business groups and tax reformers agreed on modest change of […]

Santa Paula Council directs staff to study tax increase for November ballot

Santa Paula Council directs staff to study tax increase for November ballot

A proposal for a tax measure to be placed on the November ballot brought a great deal of contention at tonight’s Santa Paula Council meeting.  Vice Mayor James Tovias wanted a measure for an additional 1% city  sales tax. The 1% increase would be only levied in the city of Santa Paula, and therefore make […]