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Glazer hopes to lead centrist movement

Correction: Due to a reporter error, an earlier version of this article mistakenly reported that Assemblywoman Catharine Baker supports the extension of Prop. 30 taxes. Baker does not, in fact, support the proposed extensions.  Steve Glazer – bald, bespectacled and

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Bill raising sales tax cap passes CA Assembly

Although Californians already pay some of the highest sales taxes in the nation, a bill that recently passed the Assembly paves the way for the sales tax to go even higher. Assembly Bill 464 increases to 3 percent (from the

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CA tax board slow to act on protests

  online essay If the California taxman unfairly penalizes you for an alleged infraction that you didn’t commit, don’t hold your breath waiting for justice. The Franchise Tax Board takes nearly four years on average to resolve many of its

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Democrats resolved to gut Prop. 13 for businesses

April 18, 2013 By Dave Roberts California Democrats are seeking to weaken the protection for business property in Proposition 13, the 1978 tax limitation measure passed by voters. If the Democrats are successful, it could result in an annual $10

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State owes counties $22 million in taxes, refuses to pay

April 16, 2013 By Dave Roberts If you decide not to pay your taxes, you could face stiff penalties, seizure of your property and jail time. But when California’s government is the tax deadbeat, state officials thumb their noses at

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Trick or Treat? Proposition 31 is reverse of Prop. 13

Oct. 29, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi The California Taxpayer’s Association spotted a provision in Proposition 31 whose importance no one has noticed until now. It appears to prohibit making any cuts or increases to the state budget of $25 million or

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