Taxes

Sacramento To Vote On Ballot Initiative To Decide Pot TaxSacramento voters will decide whether to use tax dollars from marijuana cultivation to pay for services for kids.
Gov. Brown To Outline 2016-17 Budget PlansAs tax revenues continue to roll in, Gov. Jerry Brown is set to release his budget proposal Thursday, balancing his fiscally restrained approach to spending with increasing demands for California to invest in social service and health care programs.
Gov. Brown, Lawmakers Punt Difficult Tax QuestionsWhile Gov. Jerry Brown approved high-profile legislation addressing social issues such as aid-in-dying, animal antibiotics and the gender wage gap this year, he kept a tight grip on California's pocketbook by rejecting more than a dozen bills that sought to increase health care benefits and tax credits for the poor.
AP: Nearly $10 Million In Charitable Donations By California Taxpayers Never SpentSome of the funds never reach the intended charities and go back into state coffers after taxpayers check a box on their taxes to contribute, as good intentions meet a lengthy bureaucratic maze.
San Francisco Sued By Beverage Group Over Soda Warnings, Ad BanThe American Beverage Association has sued the city of San Francisco, claiming new legislation requiring health warning labels on sugary beverages and prohibiting advertisements of them on city property violates the First Amendment.
Board Considers $49.5 Million In California Tax CreditsA state board will consider offering a $15 million tax credit to electric vehicle-maker Tesla Motors in exchange for hiring 4,400 workers in California.
5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know AboutTax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.
Tax Professional Gail Rosen's Advise On How To Fully Prepare For Tax SeasonTax professional Gail Rosen, CPA, shares her secrets for making tax season as painless as possible.
Best Tax Credits And Deductions Everyone Should Know AboutDon't miss out on some valuable tax credits and deductions. Here are a few of the most commonly missed credits, which could end up saving you a bundle.
How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax FilingLearn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.
Blue Shield Of California Loses State Tax ExemptionState officials have stripped Blue Shield of California of its tax-exempt status, an exemption the nonprofit health insurer has held since its founding in 1939.
5 Tax Tips For Filing Your Taxes As A NewlywedIf you recently said "I do" then you have more to consider when it comes to filing your tax return. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

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