Parcel taxes to gain more oversight

Governor Jerry Brown signed several tax-related measures this year that will make changes to a number of tax and fee programs. Most of these modifications will take effect January 1, 2015. 

One such reform supported by CMTA will increase transparency and oversight of locally imposed parcel taxes. During the past several decades, parcel taxes have ... » More

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