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The Fourth District Court of Appeal recently upheld a challenge to a school district’s spending voter-approved bond proceeds for field lighting at a high school stadium because the ballot proposition did not specifically list...more
Jan. 17 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bob Rice, Managing Partner at Tangent Capital Partners and a former federal prosecutor, talks with Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia about the potential for the debt ceiling fight to end up in the court...more
Below is a summary of the court of appeal’s initial decision in Borikas v. Alameda Unified School District, which was filed on December 6, 2012. However, please note that the appellate court has subsequently granted a...more
UPDATED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
Legislation – State University System. Do the statutes and provisions of the General Appropriations Act that restrict state universities’ expenditure or tuition and fees and condition...more
Originally published in the Journal of State Taxation on April 1, 2012
In this down economy, aircraft owners have heard politicians in Washington turning up the rhetoric, complaining about corporate aircraft "tax breaks"...more
SSB3141, a bill that would increase Iowa’s gas tax by five cents per year in 2013 and 2014, took another tentative step forward this week when it was voted out of the Senate Transportation Committee. The bill would...more
On January 27, House Bill 105 was introduced by Representative Paul DeMarco (R-Homewood), and will be handled in the Senate by Ben Brooks (R-Mobile), both of whom are well-respected attorneys. This landmark legislation...more
In a highly anticipated decision, the California Supreme Court ruled on December 29, 2011, that legislation adopted in July to dissolve redevelopment agencies is constitutional, but that legislation adopted concurrently to...more
The Virginia General Assembly adjourned on Sunday, and during its 2011 session, considered, amended, killed and/or adopted thousands of pieces of legislation, plus the Virginia budget.
During the session, the state...more
A pro-Israel group called “Z Street” has sued the IRS for allegedly impeding or denying applications for tax-exempt status by groups that oppose the government’s policies towards Israel. However, most tax law experts are of...more
The downturn in the national economy has triggered a budgetary crisis for many state governments. Undoubtedly, legislatures will seek increased revenues as part of the solution to the budgetary shortfalls. One politically...more
While California’s current $26 billion budget crisis and recent legislative enactments, such as elective single factor sales and unitary credits, have been the most prominent issues on the California tax front, two...more
Background: County commenced Article 78 proceeding to compel Commissioner of Taxation and Finance to collect and remit local share of sales and other taxes on cigarettes and motor fuel sold to non-Indians at businesses owned...more
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