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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Author Archive: David Duran

Runner: Gas tax cut ‘Good news for California’

George Runner issued the following statement Feb. 25 after joining a 5-0 vote to lower the gasoline excise tax 3.5 cents per gallon as of July 1, 2014: “Our vote today is good news for California taxpayers. This much-needed tax relief will arrive as Californians are on the road for summer vacations. “Lower gas taxes […]

Runner responds to proposed gas tax cut

SACRAMENTO – George Runner today issued the following statement regarding a Board of Equalization staff proposal to reduce the gas tax by 3.5 cents per gallon for the 2014-15 fiscal year: “This proposed gas tax cut will give Californians a much-deserved tax break and help lower travel costs this summer. It has my full support. […]

No state tax penalty for short-sellers

George Runner announced Dec. 4 that the Franchise Tax Board will follow the lead of the Internal Revenue Service and not impose a tax penalty on Californians who have sold their home via a short sale. In a written response sent to Runner today, FTB Chief Counsel Jozel Brunett states, “Since California conforms to the relevant portions […]

Gas tax hiked

SACRAMENTO – George Runner June 27 issued the following statement regarding a 3.5 cent increase in California’s excise tax on gasoline scheduled to take effect July 1, 2013: “On July 1 Californians will be forced to begin paying the highest gas taxes in the nation. They have a right to be angry and demand explanation […]

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