The California Competes Tax Credit is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to locate in California or stay and grow in California. Tax credit agreements are negotiated by GO- Biz and approved by a statutorily created “California Competes Tax Credit Committee,” consisting of the State Treasurer, the Director of the Department of
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GO-Biz Received Applications for $559 Million for $30 Million California Competes Round Written by Max Shenker on May 27, 2014 In an email to interested parties, the Governor’s Office of Business Development revealed some of the results of the recent California Competes application round: Thank you for your interest in the California Competes Tax Credit
“The Tax Foundation’s 2014 edition of the State Business Tax Climate Index enables business leaders, government policymakers, and taxpayers to gauge how their states’ tax systems compare.” See full article here: 2014 State Business Tax Climate Index
The Marketplace Fairness Act, or S. 743, is a piece of legislation which passed the Senate in early May and is currently under consideration in the House of Representatives. It requires all “remote sellers” (including online stores) doing $1 million of revenue or more to collect taxes for every state and jurisdiction where they have
R&TC section 23101 was recently amended to add conditions for “doing business” in CA post 1-1-11.
How to improve California? Repeal the personal income tax, lower the corporate tax rate.
The California Commission on the 21st Century Economy released its final report on 7/29/09