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Survey: Taxes on consumers big issue for small business

NEW YORK (AP) – Small business owners who are worried about the so-called fiscal cliff are concerned beyond their own finances – they’re also uneasy about higher taxes on consumers. That’s the finding of a […]

11/14/2012

Obama says US can't afford across-the-board tax hike

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says the economy cannot afford a tax increase on all Americans. He’s calling on congressional Republicans to support an extension of existing tax rates for households earning $250,000 or […]

11/14/2012

House speaker says he'll consider tax increase

WASHINGTON (AP) – House Speaker John Boehner is offering to pursue a deal with a victorious President Barack Obama that will include higher taxes “under the right conditions” to help reduce the nation’s staggering debt […]

11/07/2012

Soda tax measures in 2 Calif. cities fail

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) – Voters in two California cities have overwhelmingly rejected a penny-per-ounce tax on businesses that sell soft drinks and other sugar-sweetened beverages. With all precincts reporting, the San Francisco Bay area city […]

11/07/2012

Brown pushes college students to support tax hike

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown is warning college students to support his tax increase on the November ballot or face larger tuition bills in the future. The Democratic governor began a stretch push […]

10/16/2012

Richmond soda tax measure opponents spend millions

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) – A group backed by the beverage industry is spending millions of dollars to defeat a soda tax measure on the Nov. 6 ballot in the San Francisco Bay area city of […]

10/09/2012

Opponents: Brown's initiative 'smoke and mirrors'

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Opponents of Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative are making their case with a new television commercial hammering the governor’s claim that the billions of dollars it would raise will go […]

10/04/2012

Explaining the 'fiscal cliff' (audio)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study is detailing how taxpayers across the income spectrum would face whopping tax hikes next year if Washington fails to renew a lengthy roster of tax cuts set to expire […]

10/02/2012

Huge tax increase looms at year-end 'fiscal cliff'

WASHINGTON (AP) – A new study is detailing how taxpayers across the income spectrum would face whopping tax hikes next year if Washington fails to renew a lengthy roster of tax cuts set to expire […]

10/01/2012

Medical building disappears off property tax rolls

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The widening Los Angeles County assessor’s office investigation shows a Redondo Beach medical building disappeared from tax rolls for three years. The Los Angeles Times says the assessor’s office didn’t send […]

09/27/2012

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