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eWeekly Alert & News Archives: March 24th, 2014

CALIFORNIA ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

Published on March 24, 2014

Delivering quality resources to their community businesses and supporting the local economy are things that California’s economic developers do every day. The 34th CALED Annual Training Conference is an opportunity to celebrate their successes and learn  | Read More » |

GREEN CALIFORNIA SUMMIT & EXPOSITION

Published on March 24, 2014

The 2014 Green California Summit & Expo taking place at the Sacramento Convention Center April 8-9. The event is shaping up to be the biggest green government conference ever. Over 200 suppliers of green products and services and upwards of 6,000  | Read More » |

2014 LEGISLATION – NEED YOUR HELP

Published on March 24, 2014

In 2013, CBPA followed more than 250 bills that had a potential impact on our industry. Many of those bills did not make it through the process or were amended in a way that resolves our concerns. Now, the cycle starts over again. We are reading every  | Read More » |

GO-BIZ ROLLS OUT TAX CREDIT PROGRAM

Published on March 24, 2014

This week, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) rolled out the California Competes Tax Credit which is a new tax credit for companies that want to expand or relocate to California. Businesses interested in taking advantage  | Read More » |

HENNING TO HELM EDD

Published on March 24, 2014

Governor Brown has appointed Patrick Henning as director of the California Employment Development Department. Mr. Henning has been chief deputy appointments secretary in the Office of the Governor since 2011. He was a legislative advocate for the California  | Read More » |

WHATS THE MOOD OF CALIFORNIANS ON PROP 13?

Published on March 24, 2014

Mark Baldassare from the Public Policy Institute of California has penned a piece interpreting some recent poll numbers regarding proposals to “reform” Proposition 13. Some may say the results are mixed, but a sober reading shows very strong signs  | Read More » |

UNDERSTANDING CALIFORNIA’S PROPERTY TAXES

Published on March 24, 2014

Issues addressed in the bill above were highlighted in the Legislative Analyst’s Office report entitled “Understanding California’s Property Taxes,” which provides an excellent primer on the different types of commercial and residential taxation,  | Read More » |

SUPPORT FOR PARCEL TAX SUNSHINE BILL

Published on March 24, 2014

We have come out in strong support of AB 2109 (Daly; D-Anaheim) which would increase transparency and oversight of locally imposed parcel taxes. Our friends at CalTax note that during the past several decades, parcel taxes have become an increasingly  | Read More » |

OPPOSE FOR SPLIT ROLL PARCEL TAX MEASURE

Published on March 24, 2014

As noted last week, a major tax threat has been introduced in the form of a de facto split roll parcel tax. According to a CalTax analysis, SB 1021 (Wolk; D-Davis) authorizes more than 1,000 California school districts to impose unlimited tax increases  | Read More » |

AB 1103 BENCHMARKING

Published on March 24, 2014

If you are not yet ready for the mandatory benchmarking regulations or are unsure how they apply to you, read further. As of January 1, 2014, you are required to benchmark all nonresidential buildings of more than 10,000 square feet anytime they are  | Read More » |

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