Proposition 30, approved by voters in 2012, generates about $8 billion a year, and its sales tax component, a relatively small part of the measure, ends next year while its income tax portion, which affects the state’s highest-income residents, is scheduled to expire in 2018.
Proposition 30, approved by voters in 2012, generates about $8 billion a year, and its sales tax component, a relatively small part of the measure, ends next year while its income tax portion, which affects the state’s highest-income residents, is scheduled to expire in 2018. Nick Ut AP
Proposition 30, approved by voters in 2012, generates about $8 billion a year, and its sales tax component, a relatively small part of the measure, ends next year while its income tax portion, which affects the state’s highest-income residents, is scheduled to expire in 2018. Nick Ut AP
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Dan Walters' column appears in dozens of California newspapers. He joined the Sacramento Union’s Capitol bureau in 1975 and in 1981 began writing the state’s only daily newspaper column devoted to California political, economic and social events. He and the column moved to The Sacramento Bee in 1984. Contact him at dwalters@sacbee.com or 916-321-1195. Twitter: @WaltersBee