CalTax Honors San Diego Assessor Ernest Dronenburg Jr. for Lifetime of Protecting Taxpayers’ Rights

California Taxpayers Association President Robert Gutierrez last week presented San Diego County Assessor-Recorder-Clerk Ernest Dronenburg Jr. with an award …

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Newsom Vetoes SUT Exemption for Manufacturing Equipment

Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed legislation September 15 that would have supported California jobs by expanding the sales and use tax exemption for manufacturing and research-and-development equipment (AB 1951, Grayson).

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Voters to Decide Fate of 248 Tax Increase Measures in November

When Californians go to the polls November 8, they will vote on 248 local tax increases (including bonds) and four local tax repeal measures in addition to a statewide initiative (Proposition 30) that would increase California’s top marginal …

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A Voice for Taxpayers

The California Taxpayers Association has been on the front lines supporting sound tax policy and supporting government efficiency since 1926. We are the state’s oldest and largest organization representing taxpayers. In legislative proceedings, courtrooms, elections and discussions with tax agency leaders, CalTax provides a strong and respected voice for taxpayers.

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We advocate for sound tax policy and government efficiency. With an office one-block from the State Capitol, we regularly work with lawmakers to ensure that tax legislation is fair and reasonable.

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We offer respected research and in-depth knowledge of tax policy. Our staff includes subject-matter experts with decades of experience working on income, sales, and property tax issues at Big Four accounting firms and Fortune 500 companies.

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We regularly comment about tax issues in the press and discuss how higher taxes will make it more expensive to live and do business in our state.

Our members include tax and finance professionals working at small businesses and Fortune 500 companies, as well as individuals.

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Call to Action

CalTax is fighting to save Proposition 13 and stop taxes that would make California even less affordable for residents and businesses.

In 2020, voters rejected the largest proposed property tax increase in state history. The ballot measure – Proposition 15 – would have eliminated Proposition 13 protections for many properties in California, resulting in higher rent for countless small businesses, and higher prices for just about everything we buy and use (including groceries, fuel, utilities, day care and health care).

Supporters of Proposition 15 have promised to reintroduce this flawed tax that would cost taxpayers an estimated $12 billion per year. That’s why taxpayers must stay vigilant and protect existing safeguards.

CalTax is working hard to defeat these unnecessary taxes, but we can’t do it alone. Email Lexey@caltax.org for information on how you can help.