CALIFORNIA – Newsom Veto Lets California Cities Share Sales Tax With Amazon, Other Retailers

Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would have barred California cities from striking tax-sharing deals with retailers like Amazon and Apple, finding that rural communities rely on the agreements to spur employment. The legislation aimed to end what state Continue reading CALIFORNIA – Newsom Veto Lets California Cities Share Sales Tax With Amazon, Other Retailers

MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

Before you embark on a shopping spree in any of the 10 worst states for sales taxes, make extra room in your budget. Tennessee, for example, is in a tie for the highest sales tax in the country, at 9.47%, once Continue reading MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

California : SMART Board Laying Groundwork For Sales-Tax Renewal Amid Looming Financial Crisis

SMART officials are beginning to craft the talking points for a campaign to persuade voters that they should extend the agency’s tax funding another two or three decades, allowing it to more readily refinance its mounting debt costs. Aug. 11–The Continue reading California : SMART Board Laying Groundwork For Sales-Tax Renewal Amid Looming Financial Crisis

California – Time to Abolish California Income Tax?

Salt Report 3623 – In the attached article below, Board Member George Runner comments on the potential of dropping the California income tax in favor of an expanded sales tax. Further Information: Is it time to abolish California’s income tax? by Continue reading California – Time to Abolish California Income Tax?