Newsom Signs Internet Sales Tax into Law

SACRAMENTO — Governor Gavin Newsom has signed a law requiring companies like Amazon and eBay to collect sales taxes on behalf of some out-of-state sellers. The law comes after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled la...

Taxes Are Bigger Part of Online Shopping This Season

WASHINGTON — Shoppers heading online to purchase holiday gifts will find they're being charged sales tax at some websites where they weren't before. The reason: the Supreme Court. "Will your shopping bill look any different? ... The answer right now is it d...
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Step Up, Fresno: Vote ‘Yes’ on Measure P!

I am a new reader of GV Wire, so it was with great interest that I turned to your Voter Guide. I was quite shocked to see the content of the “No” commentary on Measure P. First, the opponents of Measure P ar...

Measure P Ballot Error Could Wind Up in Court

Fresno’s city clerk erred when she sent the wrong ballot language to the county clerk regarding Measure P, the proposed sales tax to benefit parks, City Hall said Monday. What voters see on the ballot omits a few lines specifying areas the initiative would ...
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Fresno Parks Tax All But Assured To Be on November Ballot

UPDATE: 12:40 p.m., Tuesday, July 24: This story has been updated to include why the Fresno for Parks sales-tax proposal is not on the Fresno City Council agenda for this week. A measure to raise the sales tax to boost Fresno parks is all but assured to be ...