sales tax

5:53pm

Wed November 7, 2012
Politics

Alameda County's Measure B1 still up in the air

There’s one race still up for grabs in the Bay Area: Measure B1, Alameda county’s proposed new transit tax. 

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12:00am

Tue October 9, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: How should California tax out-of-state businesses?

On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a debate about Proposition 39, which would close tax loopholes for multistate companies and use the additional revenues for clean energy and education.  Proponents say closing the loopholes will generate $1B per year, while opponents say Prop 39 will cost jobs. Who is funding the Yes and No on Prop 39 campaigns? Join us at 10 or post your comment here. What questions do you have about Proposition 39? It’s Your Call with Rose Aguilar, and you.


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5:07pm

Tue December 6, 2011
Economy/Labor/Biz

The Sales Tax Debate: Amazon v. the State of California

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That 52-inch flat-screen TV you just bought your loved one (or yourself) for the holidays should be arriving any day now. And what a deal – nice picture, good price, delivered right to your door. And since you made the purchase online, you weren’t charged California sales tax for that shiny new piece of technology.

Here’s the thing though: there’s a good chance you owe the California government some money. And the state needs it. You know it and Governor Jerry Brown knows it.

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