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Redwood City Seeks an Additional Sales Tax Increase

Redwood City, California will be asking voters for permission to increase the city's sales tax rate by another half of a cent today as residents hit the ballot boxes for Election Day.  The proposition will allow the city to raise their already...

Pasadena Plans To Give Schools A Portion Of Sales Tax Revenue

Voters in Pasadena, California will have two sales tax measures to consider on the upcoming November 6 ballot.  The first ballot measure will seek the permission of voters to increase the city's sales tax by 0.75 percent.  The second issue is...

Sacramento City Council Seeks Voter Approval For One-Cent Sales Tax Increase

A ballot measure added by the Sacramento City Council to the November ballot will seek voter approval for a one percent sales tax increase in the city to fund the maintenance of basic city services, and provide financing for economic and community...

Sacramento Mayor Proposes Local Sales Tax Hike

Sacramento has had a half percent sales tax since 2012, but this tax is set to expire next year.  The mayor wants to not just replace it, but raise it to 1 percent and make the tax permanent.

The current tax is earmarked for police officers,...

California Anxious To Collect Hundreds Of Millions In Sales Tax Revenue Resulting From Recent Change In Federal Law

The state of California had already undertaken measures of their own to collect more sales tax from online retailers a few months before a recent ruling from the Supreme Court provided states with the authority to do so. 

The California Department...

Sacramento Sales Tax Seeks to Improve Impoverished Areas

The Sacramento Bee reported on June 7 that Sacramento is trying to pass a half-cent sales tax to improve the impoverished areas.  This increase would be in addition to the proposal to permanently extend the Measure U half-cent sales tax.

Currently,...

Sales Tax News - March 13, 2018

Los Gatos Voters May Face Sales Tax Hike

The Town Council Financial Committee members of Los Gatos, California are debating over whether to ask voters to approve a one-eighth percent sales tax increase, which would likely appear on the November...

Sales Tax News - March 9, 2018

Booneville Sales Tax Receipt Nears $65,000

Booneville, Arkansas was just $40 shy of reaching $65,000 for sales tax collected in the city in February.  This is the first time the sales tax has surpassed $60,000 since nearly a decade ago.  The amount...

Sales Tax News - February 2, 2018

Pasadena, California Considering A Sales Tax Hike

The city of Pasadena is facing a deficit of $12 million by 2024, and city officials are considering proposing a sales tax hike on items to close the gap and avoid layoffs.  Pasadena officials are...

California Gets Creative By Introducing a Potential "Mileage" Tax

As states look to replace lost sales tax collections, they have become creative in how nexus rules are applied and in some cases, have introduced new taxing regimes.  California may soon be introducing a new tax to its residents. 

According to local...