400 Tax articles


Manufacturing flagship bill is here!
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Bills to extend the California alternative energy and advanced transportation financing authority (CAEATFA) sales tax exclusion introduced
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Brown administration circulates legislation to require out-of-state retailers to pay CA taxes
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Second hearing on bill creating a sales tax on services to be held June 13
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Bill creating a sales tax on services to be heard in committee
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New investment credit proposed for small businesses
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Lawmakers Consider a Sales Tax on Services
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LAO releases analysis of the split roll ballot initiative
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Future sales and use tax exemptions may require performance and data collection
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Legislative Analyst’s Office report recommends ending California Competes program
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California Legislature sends budget to Governor Brown
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Opportunity to sign on to support the extension of the sales tax for manufacturing and R&D equipment
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CMTA-sponsored manufacturing tax bill gains legislative support
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CMTA leads effort to extend manufacturer investment incentive
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Bill to ban deductions from incomes taxes of punitive damages from litigation gets hearing
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GO-Biz hosts workshops for businesses applying for $100 million in tax credits
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$100 Million in GO-Biz California Competes Tax Credits Available in January
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LAO offers strategies to address future UI insolvency
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'Useful life' regulatory change rejected
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State tax agency clarifies rules for manufacturing tax exemption
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Governor Releases 2016-17 Budget Proposal
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MFG tax exemption proposed amendments
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Cal Competes opens for new fiscal year
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Press Release: CA manufacturers comment on proposed 'split roll' property tax
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The Tax Man Cometh
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Next round of Cal Competes tax credit workshops, applications
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FTB to hold CA Competes tax credit procedures meeting
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California secures waiver from a UI tax increase
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Parcel taxes to gain more oversight
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Manufacturing sales tax exemption town hall
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Next round of "California Competes" opens soon
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California seeks waiver of UI tax increase
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The day has come -- the manufacturing equipment exemption is back!
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Manufacturing benefits noted in debate on aerospace incentives
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2014 best & worst states for business
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Bad property tax bill gets fixed?
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Aerospace manufacturing benefit passes committee
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Senate "split roll" bill moves to the assembly
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Tele-Townhall on manufacturing related taxes
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Brown pushes plan for reserve fund
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Manufacturing sales & use tax exemption regs clear first hurdle
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No Fooling - CEO pay would determine corporate tax rates
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Applications for "California Competes" due soon
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Possible relief of timeliness penalties
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GO-Biz workshops on 'California Competes' tax credit
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Final draft of proposed sales tax exemption regulation released
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Questions raised about declining corporate tax revenues
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Governor's budget is mostly good for California manufacturers and state economy
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CMTA comments on proposed sales tax exemption regulation
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CMTA opposes increase in federal UI taxes
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GO-Biz workshops on CA Competes Tax Credit
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GO-Biz workshops on CA Competes Tax Credit
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Second draft of sales tax exemption regulations released
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Federal UI tax increases for 2013
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LAO says state fiscal outlook looks "promising"
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California ranks 48th in Tax Foundation's business climate index
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Sales Tax Exemption proposed regulations released
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LAO report: Why have sales taxes grown slower than the economy?
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Gov signs economic development initiative
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CMTA Press Release -- California sends signal to manufacturers: Legislature passes 8-year sales tax exemption on manufacturing equipment
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Ruling stands in Alameda County parcel tax lawsuit
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Gov proposes new incentives & manufacturing tax credit to replace EZs
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Governor's "May Revise" details
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Speaker releases Democrats budget blueprint
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Turning tides ...
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10-year sunset proposed on tax credits
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Measures seek lower vote threshold to pass taxes
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Unemployment insurance rate increase expected
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Court rules budget spot bills unconstitutional
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Enterprise zone reforms on the horizon
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Controller releases November cash update
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Legislation to implement prop 39 introduced
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Mandatory single sales factor
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Online retailers begin CA sales tax collection
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CMTA Opposes Proposition 39
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New bill would link state contracts with tax filing formula
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Appeals Court sides with multistate businesses on taxes
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LAO releases Initiative evaluations
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Bill to extend benefits in expired enterprise zones stalls in committee
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Penalty for claiming tax refund
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Tax disclosure for publicly traded corps on floor
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Brown releases 'May Revise' budget proposal
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LAO releases first 'May Revise' evaluation
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Interest relief from BOE under certain circumstances passes first committee
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CMTA testifies to preserve elective tax formula for employers
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Add another $3 billion to the budget deficit
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Bills to tax services stalled
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CMTA opposes mandatory single sales factor
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Brown: Budget deficit higher than projections
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State has 6th highest business taxes in nation
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Runner proposes suspension of gas excise tax
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CMTA members participate in hearing on 'Advanced manufacturing'
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Lowering support for Gov's tax plan
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Don't miss out on the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit
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Brown's tax measure in jeopardy
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Mandatory single sales factor bill introduced
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Proposition 29, cigarette tax
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Controller urges legislative action on budget shortfall
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PPIC poll a mixed bag for Gov's budget proposals
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California's business tax climate - 3rd worst in nation
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CA redevelopment agencies dealt blow by State Supreme Court expiration set for Feb. 1
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Governor issues budget executive order
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Oil tax measure cleared
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More ballot initiatives for the 2012 election
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States outlook likely to 'trigger' cuts
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BOE talks split roll, again
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Tax credit 'sunset' and budget reform bills met with Governor veto
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Sales tax exemption program suspended
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California revenue picture remains bleak -- triggers looming
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California's debt weighs heavy on state finances
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Southern California cities file redevelopment lawsuit
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'Amazon tax' compromise signed by Governor
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California revenues show small gains, still below targets for year
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Last minute play to make 'Single Sales' tax liability mandatory
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Amazon tax repeal gains momentum, but Legislature fights back
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Governor unveils "California Jobs First Plan"
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Enterprise zone reform bill stalled in Assembly committee
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State revenue is weaker than expected
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LA Mayor calls for Prop 13 reform
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Election 2012: Repeal of some budget trailer bills?
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BOE moves forward with regulations for Amazon Tax
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Steinberg postpones local taxation measure
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RDAs & cities take case to California Supreme Court
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SSF bill amended with additional business incentives
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Sales & use tax rates dropped one percent
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2009 VLF increase expires
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Majority-vote budget clears California State Legislature
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Trigger list cuts contingent on state revenues in 2012
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Governor signs eight budget trailer bills More on the way
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Opponents to local taxing authority bill get serious
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Budget passed but see article below
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Budget vetoed if you blinked, you probably missed it
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Bill to consider costs of obsolete equipment
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New poll shows mixed support for tax extensions
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Amazon Tax nexus bills approved in California Assembly
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Local taxing authority legislation breathes new life
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Controller to Legislature: No pay without an on-time budget.
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Legislative Analyst concurs with Governors revenue estimates (mostly)
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Gov's May-Revise budget summary
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CMTA responds to Gov's budget proposal to include sales tax exemption for manufacturing equipment
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Assembly republicans release budget proposal
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Legislative Counsel to Governor: Not so fast my friend.
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State revenues on the rise
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Local taxing authority
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Teachers union & Assembly Speaker push for legislative tax vote
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State budget negotiations come to a halt
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Sales tax exemption bill passes committee
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Budget and other related initiatives considered
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Tax credit webinar
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Budget update
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Assembly/Senate begin budget debate
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Budget Update
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Governor sets deadline for ballot initiative
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LAO projects lower revenues in out-years
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Nexus rises again
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Mandatory Single Sales Factor
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LAO overview of budget proposal
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Majority vote tax increase proposal?
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Brown releases budget proposal
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Governor proposes elimination of key economic programs
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Budget news
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Jerry Brown holds budget forum
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Another special session called on the budget
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LAOs 2011-12 fiscal outlook for California
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Economy wins Prop 24 defeated
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Yes on prop. 23 save jobs, stop the energy tax
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Budget is over for now
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Scarlet Letter tax reporting bill vetoed
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More IOUs to be delayed
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Budget Update
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Tax incentive programs attacked
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State IOUs to start in about two weeks
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Controller: revenues down expenditures up
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Budget update: To tax or not to tax, that is the question (again)
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Governor sues Controller over state workers pay in absence of budget
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First day of the fiscal year comes and goes without a budget
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Dynamic analyses bill rolls to second house
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Senate dems unveil government restructuring proposal
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Budget Update: When it rains it pours
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Budget conference committee members named
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State may avoid IOUs this summer
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Budget Update: Episode II: The Democrats Strike Back
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Governor's 'May Revise' of budget just announced
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Join the Stop Hidden Taxes Coalition
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Bills want companies taking tax credits to be posted on the internet
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Tax conformity bill heads to Governor
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Targeted tax/fee fails first attempt in Assembly Health Committee
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Mid-term deal reached on state budget
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California rated worst state on tax administration
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Mid-term budget proposes gas tax swap
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Federal 'conformity' bill moves out of Assembly committee
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Mandatory single sales factor
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Single sales factor repeal initiative moving forward
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Governor's 2010-11 Budget Proposal
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Legislative analyst projects $21 billion budget deficit
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Govs finance director resigns
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More taxes proposed on oil industry
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New initiative introduced to repeal economic stimulus reforms
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General fund lowest on record
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Tax commission releases final report
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California conformity with federal tax has a flaw
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Bill would automatically sunset new tax credits
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Special session to address Tax Commission findings
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Jerome Horton Appointed to BOE
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Labor backed ballot initiative threatens economic reforms
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State to issue IOUs
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Budget Update: Budget Conference Committee Adopts Tax increases
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California Tax Commission Business Net Receipts Tax
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California budget: May revise - apocalypse, business as usual, or both?
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Obama Corporate Tax Plan: Leveling the playing field or leveling the players?
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Enterprise zone bill threatened California economic recovery
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Ballot measures success uncertain
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SB 401 Broad tax penalty provision threatens legitimate business activity
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California Commission on the 21st Economy: Prop 13 and Split Roll
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Promoting California jobs & investment: Research & Development
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CMTA sponsors phased-in sales tax exemption bills
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Packaging taxes
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Tax commission seeks extension
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Budget passes!
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Formation of the Assembly Stimulus, Economic Recovery, and Jobs Task Force
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California state budget update
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Tax Commissions second hearing to be held Thursday
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Creating jobs in California Promoting growth of the middle class
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Creating jobs in California Repeal corporate understatement penalty
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Creating jobs in California R&D credit
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Governors tax commission set to begin work
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Another special session for Californias budget woes
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Economic Recovery Task Force
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New policies and investments needed for Californias economy
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Republicans pledge to make jobs their top priority
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Economic stimulus proposed in Special Session budget
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Another special session to address states worsening finances
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New legislative analyst Mac Taylor
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California budget $5.8 billion more in business taxes in '09
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The give and take (and take and take) of California tax law
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Single-payer health care proposal awaits verdict once again
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The tax man comethagain
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Another business burden in the name of federal conformity
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Invest in California? No thanks!
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(More) dismal news for the State
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Democrats propose that businesses pay for states budget deficit
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Burdensome income tax withholding bill passes Assembly
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To Compete or Not to Compete: Sales Tax Exemption for Manufacturers Needed in California
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New talk about service taxes
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Tax credit elimination introduced in the Senate
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Internet tax
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Join the "Stop Hidden Taxes" coalition
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Bill seeks to impose tax on digital property
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Local tax incentive disclosure bill
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FTB approves treasury function regulation
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FTB Advisory Board CMTA company representative needed
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Over-reach by FTB vetoed
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Enactment of tax bill sets terrible precedent
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11th hour attack on taxpayer rights
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Will "pre-texting" bill restrict legitimate investigations?
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The economic stimulus package & the state budget
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State budget still stuck
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Major tax reform initiative submitted to AG
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Movie industry tax credit arguments are same for manufacturers
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Tax roundup
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Assembly Rev & Tax Committee Holds "Suspense" Hearing
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Hearing of CMTAs sales tax exemption
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CMTA-sponsored tax incentive bill set for hearing
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Research and Development Tax Credit Workshop
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Upcoming R&D tax credit seminars
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R&D credit enhancement efforts at both state and federal level
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CMTA sponsors tax incentive bills
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Attempt to repeal capital investment incentive program
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Tax bills focus on healthcare
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New board of equalization chair
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Tax issues so far
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BOE action reignites how alcohol should be taxed
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New Chairs announced for Revenue & Taxation Committees
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Tax credits: Supreme Court decision invites legislative solution
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Legislative push next year on clean combustion technologies
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No on 87 - the $4 billion oil tax increase
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Governor signs pro-taxpayer bill
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Container tax bill vetoed
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End of session corporate counsel & tax round-up
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Burdensome & punitive tax bill sent to Governor
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Hyper-Weighted Sales Factor Bill Considered
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Corporate tax rate increase on November 7th ballot
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Mid-session tax bills update
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Property tax valuation study bill moving swiftly
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CMTA sends governor support letter for a sales tax exemption
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Tax increase bills still alive
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Tax & corporate counsel appropriations update
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CMTA sales tax exemption bill advances
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CMTA sales tax exemption bill gets first hearing
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Renewed effort for tax agency consolidation
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New tax bills: The good, the bad, & the ugly
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New manufacturing sales tax exemption bills introduced
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New pro-taxpayer bills introduced
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Split roll property tax bill now dead
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"Windfall" profits tax bill also dies
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Split roll property tax bill has a new twist
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Windfall profits tax bill advances - again
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Windfall profits tax bill advances
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Senate President Pro Tempore to address CMTA membership
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BOE proposal to increase oil refinery property tax assessments fails
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"Effectiveness" of tax incentives to be scrutinized again in 2006
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San Francisco Compromises on Bag Tax
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New Chair for Senate Appropriations invited to CMTA Tax & Budget Symposium
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BOE decides MIC case in favor of taxpayer
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CMTA Tax and Budget Symposium
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Governor vetoes hidden tax measure
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Governor urged to sign tax bill to conform to federal definition of beer
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CMTA seeks veto on hidden tax measure
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County Assessors Seek to Tax Aircraft Software
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BOE Issue Taxability of Emission Reduction Credits
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Pay-Back from Net Operating Loss Budget Deal
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CMTA & Others Warns of Hidden Taxes in Budget & Bills
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Bills to Increase Corporate Taxes on Floors of Both Houses
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CMTA-sponsored sales tax exemption bill to be heard May 16th
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Sales Tax for Services
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CMTA pushes sales tax exemption to replace now expired MIC
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State Tax Amnesty Program Closes Today (April 1)
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Last Chance for Sinclair Fix?
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Senator Repeats Proposal to Curb Use of Tax Credits
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Will Budget Reform Include a Fix for Sinclair?
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Assembly Hearing on Repeal of Major Tax Relief
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CMTA Sales Tax Exemption Bill Introduced
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CMTA & Coalition Ask Gov to Prevent Taxes Disguised as Fees
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Assembly Rev & Tax Chair Releases Revenue Options
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National Spending Lobby Disparages Tax Minimization
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CMTA Tax, Budget, & Fiscal Reform Symposium Highlights
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New Director of Finance to Address CMTA Members
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Assembly Revenue & Taxation Committee Restructured
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CMTA Tax Symposium: Panel to Focus on Long Term Structural Reform
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Voters Oppose Establishing State Tax Court
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New Chair of Senate Revenue & Taxation Committee
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CMTA Tax Policy Symposium in Sacramento January 25th
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Board of Equalization Seat Up for Grabs
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Gov. Appoints Former State Senator Director of Finance
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CMTA MIC Roundtable in Los Angeles
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California Tax Commission Recommendation (Volume II, Chapter 11)
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Tax Relief on Manufacturing Equipment Recommendation (Volume IV, Chapter 1, GG 17)
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MIC - CMTA Companies Meet with Revenue & Taxation Committee Chair
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CPR Recommendations on Tax Policy and Agency Consolidation
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CHI Releases 2004 Biomedical Reports
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Corporate Tax Return Disclosure Bill Amended
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CMTA Lobbies for Manufacturing Tax Incentive
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Assessors' Revenue Grab Passes Assembly on 2nd Attempt
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Tax Bill Update: Assembly & Senate Appropriations Suspense Hearing
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Punitive Personal Property Record Retention Mandate Fails on Assembly Floor
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CMTA President Jack M. Stewart on Governor Schwarzeneggers May Revise Budget Plan
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New Bipartisan MIC Bill Emerges in Assembly
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Corporate Tax Increases: Bill Amended to Repeal Double-Weighted Sales Factor
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Punitive Record Retention Mandate Bill Fails
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Newly-Amended Bill Attacks Existing R&D Tax Credit
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Bills to Support in Assembly Revenue & Taxation
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Senator Proposes Curb on Use of Tax Credits
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Taxes
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Tax Incentives for Manufacturers
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Fostering Bio-Tech Growth
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House of Origin Deadline Stops Many Onerous Tax Proposals
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CMTA Tax Symposium Highlights
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Governor Does End Run Around Legislature
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State Fiscal Crisis and Manufacturing Revival: CMTA Tax Symposium, January 20, 2004, Sacramento
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Donna Arduin, Director of Finance, to Speak at CMTA's Tax Symposium
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Budget Bail-out Bond & Spending Limits Pending
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Schwarzenegger May Seek Approval for Initiatives
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Massive Corporate Property Tax Hike Sought by Teacher's Union
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Changes to the Franchise Tax Board and Dept. of Finance
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Schwarzenegger Vows to Fight for Taxpayers
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Governors Recently-Signed Budget Already Being Dismantled
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SAVE THE DATE: January 20, 2004, Sacramento, Tax Policy for an Economic Recovery Conference
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Tax Issues: Year in Review
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Critical vote on SB 1064 looming
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Lt. Governor Bustamante Proposes Massive Tax Hikes for Manufacturers
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U.S. Congress Moves Closer to Banning Internet Taxes
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MIC Extension Suffering In Budget Talks
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Corporate Property Tax Hike Proposal Stalls
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Budget Potpourri
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CMTA Members Meet with Governor Davis on the MIC
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MIC Advocacy Day
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Assembly Dems Reject Governor's Budget Proposal
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Assembly Panel Approves MIC Extension
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Governor's May Revise Met with Mixed Reactions: Over $8 Billion in New Taxes
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Assembly Tax & Revenue Committee hears AB 1674 (Indefinite Extension of MIC)
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Tobacco Manufacturers Targeted with Sinclair Fees
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Ballot Initiative To Ease Passage of Tax Increases
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Senate Committee Approves New Alcohol Tax
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California's Corporate Governance Campaign Continues
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CMTA Testifies in Assembly Committee Regarding the State of Manufacturing
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Senate Revenue & Taxation Committee Holds Hearing on "Tax Expenditures"
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Business Properties Targeted for Massive Tax Hikes
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LAO Analyzes MIC Elimination and Suspension of R&D Tax Credit
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State's Bond Rating Continues to Fall
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Angelides Proposes Tax Increases on State's Businesses
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CMTA's Tax and Budget Conference A Success
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CMTA to Testify on Manufacturers Investment Credit Day Before Association Holds Critical Tax Conference
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Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Governor's Tax Increases
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The MIC Matters
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More Manufacturing Jobs Lost
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Underground Economy Costing State Billions
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Ackerman Introduces Bill to Continue the MIC
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Governor Supports Manufacturer's Investment Credit
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Governor Supports Manufacturer's Investment Credit
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Dutra tasked with raising revenue
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