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BOE Study: Proposed tax on services would take in $122.6 billion

Just in time for Tax Day, the Board of Equalization issued a study requested by the Senate Committee on Governance and Finance estimating the revenue take from taxing untaxed services would be $122.6 billion. The study will become fodder in

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BOE building gremlins linger in ‘sick’ building

There must be gremlins living in the Board of Equalization building in downtown Sacramento. What else could explain burst water pipes, flooding, mechanical problems, bats, mold, and falling glass? BOE employees have complained for years of safety hazards and moldy,

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Tax agency gets special treatment

Nov. 1, 2012 Katy Grimes: Californians already know that the thousands of laws and regulations passed every year by the Legislature rarely apply to government. Now we have more evidence of this. The Board of Equalization, the huge state agency

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Govt. gasbags silent on gas tax boon 13

Nov. 1, 2012 By Katy Grimes While nearly every politician in America publicly decries the high cost of gasoline and fuel costs, most are also strangely silent about the soaring gas tax revenues that states are currently enjoying. Californians always

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New Rules For Amazon Tax 1

Katy Grimes: After biting debate today on the new Internet tax, the Board of Equalization decided that some rules of play were needed. The controversial internet tax, the recent law passed which imposes “use” taxes on out-of-state retailers and small affiliate businesses, already

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