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CBS2 Investigates: Southland Doctors Defaulting On Student Loans Stick Taxpayers With The Debt

Records show 846 medical professionals nationwide owe more than $105 million to the government for their student loans. Forty-three percent of those, about 362 medical professionals, are in California.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/11/2015

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Gov. Jerry Brown Poised To Increase Public School Spending

With a growing $3 billion surplus, Democrats who control the Legislature will jockey to increase funding for child care, higher education and other social programs.

05/10/2015

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LA Mayor Backs Tax Credit To Fund Quake Retrofitting Plan

Supporters of retrofitting certain properties in Los Angeles to make them less vulnerable to earthquakes have long struggled with a way to fund such a massive effort.

03/25/2015

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California Strips Blue Shield Of Tax-Exempt Status

State officials have stripped Blue Shield of California of its tax-exempt status, an exemption the nonprofit health insurer has held since its founding in 1939.

03/18/2015

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3 Mistakes To Avoid On Your 2014 Tax Return

If you haven’t already begun, now’s the time to prepare for filing your 2014 tax returns.

03/02/2015

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City Council Approves Steps To Make LA More Film-Friendly

The measures include a five-year extension on a waiver of fees charged for filming at city-owned or controlled properties, like City Hall, libraries, airports and police department facilities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/02/2014

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Governor Announces $330M Tax Credit For California Film, TV Industry

Gov. Jerry Brown announced a $330 million deal to boost funding for California film and television tax credit program over the next five years.

08/27/2014

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Malibu Cracks Down On Short-Term Rentals, Subpoenas Companies For Records

Malibu City Council members discussed tightening enforcement on an occupancy tax similar to those required of hotels – something Mayor Skylar Peak calls a matter of fairness – at Monday night’s meeting.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/11/2014

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Truckers, Business Leaders Rally Against ‘Hidden’ Gas Tax

Southland truck drivers and local business leaders Thursday staged a protest over what they say is a hidden gas tax under California’s “cap and trade” program.

06/05/2014

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Sen. Introduces Bill To Test Out Taxing Motorists For Every Mile They Drive

The California Legislature is looking at a voluntary program that would tax motorists for every mile they drive.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/05/2014

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‘Freedom Day’ Arrives For Calif. Taxpayers Nearly One Week Later Than 2013

Taxpayers in Southern California and throughout the state, rejoice: the income you’ve earned since Jan. 1 is enough to pay your federal, state and local taxes for 2014.

04/30/2014

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KNX 1070 Driven To Gridlock: Mileage Tax

Some people say it’s time to do away with the gas tax and switch to a mileage tax so drivers pay as they go.

03/26/2014

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Tax Consultant Offers Tips On Why You Should File Your Taxes Early

Kevin Richards, owner of KNR Consulting Group, stopped by KCAL9 to share his top tax tips and why it’s important to file your taxes early.

02/17/2014

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Gas Tax To Push Prices Higher In July

Drivers across Southern California will soon be paying almost four cents more for every gallon of gas they buy as a statewide gasoline tax is set to take effect.

06/28/2013

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Tea Party Patriots Rally Against IRS ‘Intimidation’

Dozens of protesters were lined up at one IRS location along 6th Street in L.A. following acknowledgement from IRS officials that some conservative groups received inappropriate attention.

05/21/2013

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