Tag: Taxation

Health Tax

The HIT Keeps Coming for Employers – Capitol Insider

In September, the IRS published a notice indicating the Health Insurance Tax (HIT), which is mandated by the Affordable Care Act, would be back...

CalChamber Adds New Health Care and Taxation Policy Advocate

Preston R. Young joined the California Chamber of Commerce in October 2019 as a policy advocate, specializing in health care policy and taxation issues. Young...

Multiple Entities Could Gain Power to Increase Property Taxes with Just 55% Vote of...

Hundreds of local special districts could gain the ability to increase property taxes with just a 55% majority vote if a proposed constitutional amendment...

Carbon-Based Sales Tax Study Bill to Be Considered in Senate Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed-unless-amended bill that will increase costs and place regulatory burdens on businesses is scheduled to be heard in the Senate...

Proposed Carbon Tax: So. Many. Questions.

Last week, CalChamber’s tax and privacy guru Sarah Boot wrote about her surprise that a California legislator would introduce a “carbon tax” bill that...

A Different Kind of Carbon Tax

The “carbon tax” being contemplated this session would replace California’s Sales and Use Tax with a “carbon tax” based on the “carbon intensity” of...
Capitol Insider

California wanted to tax our text messages?! WTF?!?!

A text tax!? Try saying that three times – it’s a real tongue twister. LOL! It’s also a mind boggler B/C affordability is one of...

CalChamber Welcomes Sarah R. Boot to Policy Team

Sarah R. Boot, an experienced litigator and former senior legislative staffer, joined the California Chamber of Commerce’s policy team on March 26.  As a...

CalChamber Seeking Input on Federal Tax Proposal

The California Chamber of Commerce is seeking member feedback on how the President’s tax proposal will affect their businesses. The framework for the proposal was...

Reminder to California Employers: Law Requires Electronic Filing/Payment of Payroll Taxes

The California Chamber of Commerce is reminding employers with 10 or more employees that they are required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage...

Cap-and-Trade Deal Also Cut Taxes

As part of a comprehensive, bipartisan solution implementing the state’s ambitious climate change goals, the legislation that extended the cap-and-trade program also included several...

CalChamber Welcomes Litigation Attorney to Policy Team

Litigation attorney Kevin McKinley has joined the California Chamber of Commerce as a policy advocate. He specializes in privacy/technology, telecommunications, economic development, and workers’...

Taxation, Labor Law and Arbitration Update

https://youtu.be/oL12aHjOhtQ CalChamber Senior Policy Advocate Jennifer Barrera provides the latest information on taxation, labor law and arbitration bills at the CalChamber Capitol Summit on May...

Job Killer Update: 2 Bills Stopped, 6 to Senate Floor

Two California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills were held yesterday in the Senate Appropriations Committee but five others were released to join a...

Senate Fiscal Committee Moves Multiple Tax Hike Bill without Vote

A bill proposing multiple tax hikes on state employers was sent directly to the full Senate without a vote on Monday by the Senate...

Job Killer Update: Act Now to Keep Bills Sidelined

A number of California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bills have been referred to the appropriations committees of the Assembly or Senate for a...

Job Killer Proposes Multiple Tax Hikes on California Employers

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer proposing multiple tax hikes on state employers, making California even less competitive, will be considered this week...

CalChamber Opposition Helps Stop Two Job Killers in Policy Committees

Opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce and the business community helped to stop two job killer bills in their policy committees this week. ...

CalChamber-Opposed Tax Hikes Target Family Businesses and Companies

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill proposing multiple tax increases on California employers is scheduled to be considered this week in a...

Assembly Committee OKs Targeted Tax on Contractors

A California Chamber of Commerce-opposed job killer bill that imposes a tax on companies that do business with California’s prison systems passed the Assembly...