taxes

Towing away bad policy

In a city with some of the worst income inequality in the…

 

The new audit on city departments shows a need for improvement on cash-handling. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

New taxes coming to SF in 2016

San Francisco is discussing a variety of tax proposals to bring before…

 

Prop. D policies set bad precedent

Let’s set the record straight on the Sierra Club’s opposition to Proposition…

 

Associated PressApple CEO Tim Cook

Apple's Cook faces Senate questions on taxes

The Senate dragged Apple Inc., the world's most valuable company, into the…

Associated PressApple CEO Tim Cook

Split-roll tax would backfire on economy

Why should you care if Proposition 13 opponents raise taxes on commercial…

AP file photoThe financial future of California schools was up in the air as Proposition 30 was too close to call late Tuesday.

Proposition 30 too close to call

A roundup of how California propositions were doing as of midnight in…

AP file photoThe financial future of California schools was up in the air as Proposition 30 was too close to call late Tuesday.
Courtesy PhotoJerry Brown

Third tax measure is under radar

Now that ballot propositions for November’s election have been given names, the…

Courtesy PhotoJerry Brown
Getty Image File PhotoIn a 5-4 ruling based on the power of Congress to impose taxes

High court gives Affordable Care Act healthy endorsement

The Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama’s health care law in an…

Getty Image File PhotoIn a 5-4 ruling based on the power of Congress to impose taxes
Prepare: A provision in the state constitution will allow tax measures to pass with a smaller percentage of the vote this November; voters might want get their calculators and adult beverages ready.

Tax time coming this November

Happy New Year, dear readers! Having recovered from our election hangover, we…

Prepare: A provision in the state constitution will allow tax measures to pass with a smaller percentage of the vote this November; voters might want get their calculators and adult beverages ready.
AP file photoArchbishop George H. Niederauer

San Francisco Archdiocese may dodge $22M tax bill

A Superior Court judge has indicated that the Archdiocese of San Francisco…

AP file photoArchbishop George H. Niederauer

Next election will break Washington gridlock

To no one’s surprise, members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit…

Taxed out: San Francisco is seeking a half-cent sales tax hike on the November ballot

No on Prop. G: Local economy can’t afford tax increase

There has not been too much positive economic news in San Francisco…

Taxed out: San Francisco is seeking a half-cent sales tax hike on the November ballot

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Obama's Base Instincts

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Sanity reigns for once-wacky election ballot

San Francisco Superior Court Judge Loretta Giorgi ruled correctly last week to…

On policy, Obama wins big by doing nothing

My colleague Tim Carney tweets out this morning: "Ross Douthat's column http://nyti.ms/ofYXAD…

There is no benefit to repealing the individual mandate

My colleague Phil Klein made the following case for attaching higher taxes…

Debt crisis punctures Social Security myth

"I cannot guarantee that those checks go out on Aug. 3,” President…

Dayton caves, can Obama be far behind?

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton sent a letter Thursday to Republican state legislative…