Issue Update March 2021
HdL’s Issue Updates provide you with the most recent information on legislative, legal and regulatory issues that could affect your community.
Legislative Update March 2021
The following includes updates for 2021 legislative statuses on bills related to sales and use tax, medical and adult use cannabis taxation and regulation, property taxation, economic development and business licenses that HdL has been tracking.
Adding to the Challenge – the Increasingly Volatile Sales Tax
As local governments grapple with the revenue loss and spending increases associated with the pandemic, it’s important to review the trends and forecasts of the revenue streams upon which a city most heavily relies and adjust accordingly.
HdL January HeadLines
Our HeadLines e-news service provides HdL clients with the most up-to-date information on trends affecting the economy and is meant to provide you with insight and support in your budget preparation and economic planning.
Case Study: Business Tax Revenue Administration
The City of Sausalito recently turned to the business tax expertise of HdL Companies. HdL’s efforts gained the City $1 million per year in revenue, created tax equity for businesses, kept the loyalty of businesses and voters, and freed municipal staff for other duties besides administering a complex, inefficient code.
Sales Tax - What Just Happened & What to Expect
2020 was full of challenges across California and local governments are once again facing financial distress. Read on for sales tax behavioral shifts, the irony of AB147 and what may lie ahead.
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