California – CROS Project Successfully Completed

State-of-the-art Technology Streamlines Taxpayer Services Sacramento – Today, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) signed a “final state acceptance” letter for its Centralized Revenue Opportunity System (CROS), marking the completion of the CROS project. This innovative, on-demand system creates Continue reading California – CROS Project Successfully Completed

California – California Department of Tax and Fee Administration Reports Cannabis Tax Revenues for the 2nd Quarter of 2021

Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) reported revenue numbers today for cannabis sales for the 2nd Quarter of 2021. As of August 17, 2021, California’s cannabis excise tax generated $172.3 million in revenue reported on the Continue reading California – California Department of Tax and Fee Administration Reports Cannabis Tax Revenues for the 2nd Quarter of 2021

California – CDTFA Interactive Data Visualization Tool Wins 2021 FTA Best Practices Award

Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration’s (CDTFA) Data Visualization Tool wins the Federation of Tax Administrators’ (FTA) 2021 Award for Best Practices in Tax Administration. The tool provides on-demand information to the public in an interactive and easy-to-understand format. “Our interactive Continue reading California – CDTFA Interactive Data Visualization Tool Wins 2021 FTA Best Practices Award

California – CDTFA Reports Cannabis Tax Revenues for 4th Quarter 2020

Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) reported revenue numbers today for cannabis sales for the 4th Quarter of 2020. As of February 17, 2021, California’s cannabis excise tax generated $123.4 million in revenue reported on the Continue reading California – CDTFA Reports Cannabis Tax Revenues for 4th Quarter 2020

California – Twelve Illegal Cannabis Retailers Served Tax Warrants in Greater Los Angeles

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) announced today that over the past several weeks twelve illegal cannabis retailers in Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties were served tax warrants with the assistance of the California Highway Patrol Continue reading California – Twelve Illegal Cannabis Retailers Served Tax Warrants in Greater Los Angeles

California – Fullerton City Council to Discuss Sales Tax and Cannabis at its July 7 Meeting

Needing to fill in millions of dollars of a deficit that could grow even larger, Fullerton leaders are looking at putting a city sales tax up for voters’ consideration in November and legalizing cannabis manufacturing and dispensaries. Even before the Continue reading California – Fullerton City Council to Discuss Sales Tax and Cannabis at its July 7 Meeting

California- Letter: No to Oxnard sales tax increase

The city of Oxnard is prepared to place a 1.5 cent sales tax increase on the November ballot. The city claims this is necessary since the coronavirus pandemic has severely hampered city revenues. In recent negotiations with the city’s unions, the Continue reading California- Letter: No to Oxnard sales tax increase

California – Crescent City, Del Norte County approve sending sales tax measures to voters in November

Crescent City and Del Norte County are both moving forward with plans to place proposed sales tax increases on the Nov. 3 general election ballot.  On Wednesday, the Crescent City Council voted unanimously to have staff develop language for a one Continue reading California – Crescent City, Del Norte County approve sending sales tax measures to voters in November

California – Moves Toward Creating Business Tax Break Review Board

California’s largest income and sales tax breaks would get more scrutiny under a bill approved in the Senate Monday. S.B. 956 by Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D) would establish a California Tax Expenditure Review Board to examine the goals, beneficiaries, and Continue reading California – Moves Toward Creating Business Tax Break Review Board

California- Bay Area Polling Results Confirm: Voters Prefer Progressive Funding Sources over Sales Tax for Transportation

During this pandemic, the public transportation system is facing tremendous challenges. On top of fare shortfalls caused by an up to 90 percent decline in ridership, public transit agencies are losing revenue on sales tax, the traditional funding source for Continue reading California- Bay Area Polling Results Confirm: Voters Prefer Progressive Funding Sources over Sales Tax for Transportation