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More California Tax Abuse

I just learned that California ranks 49th out of 50 in the quality of tax administration, according to the Council on State Taxation. Just read a real eye-opening column about how California government agencies often “cheat on the way that they collect taxes.” This is one of many reasons...

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Another Electronics Co. Leaves Business-Hostile California: Chip 1 Exchange Moves U.S. HQ to Texas

Chip 1 Exchange, a global distributor of electronic components and peripherals, has moved its U.S. headquarters and logistics operations from Lake Forest in Orange County to Fort Worth, Texas. The operation will start with 20 employees in a facility that includes a quality control lab, regional sale...

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California Gov. Newsom Champions Measures That Would Take Us Back to Medieval Times

July 26, 2019 Admittedly, that is a rather harsh headline. But California’s business-bashing Gov. Gavin Newsom deserves such criticism for the state’s incessant energy price hikes. The column, below, was written by Ronald Stein, a Southern California researcher and commentator on climate...

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WSJ: Gavin Newsom’s Nike Proposition: California’s Governor finds a business he wants in the state

July 6, 2019 – After many years of writing about companies leaving California’s business-hostile conditions, I’m pleased that The Wall Street Journal referenced my work in today’s editorial, which begins with this: “Republican Gov. Doug Ducey earlier this week said he’d revoke state financial incent...

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Another Reason to Sell Your California Business Property & Leave the State

July 1, 2019: A bizarre new property tax illustrates how progressives don’t even understand how building owners hate “non-performing assets,” writes Jon Coupal, in a column entitled, “Vacancy taxes: California’s latest crazy idea.” His column has frequently recounted how idea...

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New Jersey residents fleeing ‘in droves’ as state Democrats fight over new taxes

June 30, 2019: While high-tax states deal with the fallout from the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions, New Jersey has considered imposing a millionaire’s tax on its wealthy residents. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy renewed a push to implement the tax – with a top rate of 10.75 percent – on...

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