Job Killer Update: 2 Bills Stopped, 6 to Senate Floor | Posted on: May 26th, 2017
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 sixth that already awaits action by … Continue readingSenate Fiscal Committee Moves Multiple Tax Hike Bill without Vote | Posted on: May 24th, 2017
A bill proposing multiple tax hikes on state employers was sent directly to the full Senate without a vote on Monday by the Senate fiscal committee. SB 567 (Lara; D-Bell … Continue readingJob Killer Update: Act Now to Keep Bills Sidelined | Posted on: May 23rd, 2017
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 review of the proposals’ fiscal impacts. … Continue readingCalChamber Adds Food Container Bill to Job Killer List | Posted on: May 22nd, 2017
The California Chamber of Commerce has added to its job killer list SB 705 (Allen; D-Santa Monica), which prohibits food vendors from using take-out food containers made from polystyrene foam. … Continue readingJob Killer Proposes Multiple Tax Hikes on California Employers | Posted on: May 16th, 2017
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 in the Senate Governance and Finance … Continue readingView more updates here.
Exempt Diapers and Tampons from Taxes? Nice Idea but Poor Policy | Posted on: May 10th, 2017
A much-publicized bill that would exempt diapers, tampons and other feminine health products from sales taxes – and pay for it with a liquor tax hike – stalled in committee … Continue readingTaxes And Warning Labels On Drinks Stall, Under Pressure From Industry | Posted on: May 9th, 2017
The bills would have added warning labels to sodas and taxes to hard liquor. The hard liquor tax—$1.20/gallon—would have helped pay the cost of removing another tax, the sales tax … Continue readingA Proposal to Eliminate Sales Taxes on Tampons and Diapers in California Fails | Posted on: May 8th, 2017
A closely watched proposal to eliminate sales taxes on tampons and diapers, which aimed to recoup the lost revenue by increasing taxes on hard liquor, failed at the Capitol on … Continue readingTrade Sales Tax on Tampons and Diapers for Higher Booze Tax? No Way, Committee Says | Posted on: May 8th, 2017
A proposal to exempt diapers and feminine hygiene products from California sales taxes was killed in committee Monday after the authors refused to remove a provision that would have paid … Continue readingCalChamber Adds Gender Tax Bill to Job Killer List | Posted on: May 8th, 2017
SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce today added AB 1576 (Levine; D-San Rafael) to its job killer list. AB 1576 (Levine) proposes to significantly amend the Gender Tax … Continue readingView more news here.
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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 sixth that already awaits action by … Continue reading