Wednesday, December 30, 2009

San Francisco Budget Deficit

You all have read about the SF budget deficit projected for next year. Here are some revenue raisers being considered for the November 2010 ballot.

$616 million Earthquake Safety Bond
Gross Receipts Tax (straight or hybrid)
Utility Users Tax (both increase to commercial and new residential)
Sales Tax increase
Hotel Tax increase
Parcel Taxes (with higher rates for commercial properties)
“Congestion Charge” for vehicles
Local Vehicle License fee
Condo Conversion expedition fee
Taxi-Cab medallion fee
Alcohol Fee/Tax
Soda Fee/Tax
Medical Marijuana Tax
Income Tax

Scott Hauge
President Small Business California
2311 Taraval Street San Francisco, CA 94116

1 comment:

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Good thing condo conversion expedition fee is covered in the place. Here in singapore, we don't have much benefits though we have a lot of options to choose from espcially when it comes to accomodation purposes such as apartments, flats and HDBs.