Tag: Taxation

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...

CalChamber, Several Statewide Newspapers Oppose Proposition 55

Several newspapers have joined the California Chamber of Commerce in recommending a “no” vote on a ballot initiative that would extend Proposition 30 income...

Governor Signs Two CalChamber-Backed Bills Enhancing Tax Fairness

Governor Edmund Brown Jr. recently signed two California Chamber of Commerce-supported bills that improve fairness in the tax law administration process. AB 2201 (Brough...

Taxation: CalChamber Stops/Amends Plans Targeting Industries, Backs Helpful Bills

The 2015 legislative year saw the introduction of a number of evergreen tax bills that dealt with policies discussed yearly in the Capitol, including...

Job Killer Update: 10 Bills Still Alive Following Policy Committee Deadline

​As of today, the deadline for bills to pass policy committees and move to the floor, seven Senate job killer bills and two Assembly...

California Newspapers, Associations Oppose Job Killer Undermining Prop. 13

Two California newspapers editorialized over the weekend opposing SCA 5, a job killer bill that seeks to undermine the protections of Proposition 13 by...
Capitol Report Video

Capitol Report: Job Killer Undermines Prop. 13 Protections, Would Raise Costs for Small Businesses...

https://youtu.be/3xzCwH4nLwI A recently amended job killer, SCA 5 (Hancock; D-Berkeley)/Mitchell; D-Los Angeles), now seeks to undermine the protections of Proposition 13 by unfairly targeting commercial...

Air Board Asks Courts to Create New Tax

In a landmark case before the Third District Court of Appeal, the California Air Resources Board (ARB) recently argued for creation of an unprecedented...

Governor Holds Steady on Prudent Spending Plan

Warning that a recession is inevitable, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. dampened spending expectations even as higher revenues have poured into state coffers. Overall, the...

Two CalChamber Job Creator Bills in Policy Committee Monday

​Two California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bills will be heard in the Assembly Revenue and Taxation Committee today. AB 35 (Chiu; D-San Francisco)...

An Unhealthy Dependence on the Rich​​​​

A robust rainy day reserve, which socks away unanticipated taxes, is the best hedge against a return to the bad old days of budget...

Bill Keeping State Competitive in Aerospace Flies Through Senate

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that ensures California remains a competitive environment for an emerging multibillion-dollar industry passed the Senate Appropriations Committee with...