Government Unions Move to Extend "Temporary" Income Tax Increases

By Jon Coupal
A coalition of government employee unions has filed an initiative that would extend the temporary income tax hikes that were contained in Proposition 30 and approved by voters in 2012. If this seems like, in the immortal words of Yogi Berra, “déjà vu all over again,” it’s not your imagination. This is just the tax...

TAGS: California tax increases, government unions, HJTA, Jon Coupal, public employee unions, tax increases

​Is California a Low Property Tax State?​

By Jon Coupal
Editor’s Note:  When asking whether or not California is a low property tax state – it’s not, as taxpayer advocate Jon Coupal explains in this article – the parallel question is WHY, if property taxes are already high enough in California, are legislators trying to raise property taxes? Here is a list, courtesy of the Howard...

TAGS: Prop. 13, property taxes, tax increases