Topic: Sales Tax

DesertSun Articles

  1. Ray Haynes announces candidacy for 36th Congressional District race

    • Mar 07, 2014
    • DESERTSUN

    When The Desert Sun asked him about a 2012 ballot initiative that raised the sales tax and imposed... Measures B: extending Cathedral City's 1-cent sales tax increase, which is...

  2. Cathedral City voters to decide fate of tax in special election

    • Feb 12, 2014
    • DESERTSUN

    CATHEDRAL CITY -- Cathedral City voters will decide, in a June 3 special election, whether to extend the 1-cent sales tax ... '' If the majority say they do not want to have a (1 cent) sales tax ... Almost all of the six people who spoke at the public hearing were against any continuation of the sales tax ...

  3. Our Voice: Economic outlook is open to interpretation

    • Feb 12, 2014
    • DESERTSUN

    Because cities are highly dependent on sales tax for revenue and were encouraged by the housing boom of the mid-2000s, the valley developed retail space larger than the needed...

  4. Cathedral City leaders to mull special election, tax extension

    • Feb 06, 2014
    • DESERTSUN

    the 1-cent sales tax increase... The city sales tax stands at 9 percent,... The sales tax was increased when Measure H passed in 2010 by 56 percent of the vote, after the City...

  5. Cabazon outlet mall sales tax allocation OK'd

    • Dec 10, 2013
    • DESERTSUN

    RIVERSIDE -- The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a plan to obligate future Riverside County sales tax ... The board postponed action on the CCRA last month to give staff time to come up with a policy framework specifying on what projects the sales tax ...

  6. Longtime RAP Foundation CEO Judee Cox stepping down

    • Feb 06, 2014
    • DESERTSUN

    It gets a portion of sales tax from Monterey Shores Plaza, the site of Costco, in Palm Desert. Cox joined RAP in 1994 as program manager and later executive director before...

  7. Cathedral City 2010 fiscal crisis still has impact

    • Dec 29, 2013
    • DESERTSUN

    a 1-cent sales tax ... fees and sales tax ... Cathedral City Councilman Sam Toles pointed out that the city of about 50,000 no longer alone has the highest sales tax rate in the valley,...

  8. El Centro, east valley economic conditions struggle in recovery

    • Jan 11, 2014
    • DESERTSUN

    Mexico's decision to raise its federal sales tax from 11 percent to 16 percent along the border is expected to drive more shoppers from Mexico to the United States, a bright...

  9. Motorists, bicyclists seek clarity on new law

    • Jan 08, 2014
    • DESERTSUN

    The Local Transportation Fund, which is raised from statewide sales tax ... Also discussed were Measure A funds which are generated by regional sales tax for road and transportation...

  10. Supreme Court won't hear tax law appeals

    • Dec 02, 2013
    • DESERTSUN

    to remit sales tax ... This could affect online shopping in that state, since one of the attractions of Internet purchasing is the lack of a state sales tax ... Amazon has been collecting sales tax ...

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