Poverty in California: Recently Released Census Data September 13, 2016

We discuss a new Census Bureau report on state poverty rates, including its Research Supplemental Poverty Measure.


FTB Data: County Income Distributions, 2013 September 12, 2016

We discuss the distribution of incomes across almost all of California's counties based on data from 2013 personal income tax returns filed with the state's Franchise Tax Board.


Additional Data: FTB Income Distributions for Each Available County September 12, 2016

In this post, we display graphics displaying the 2013 income before deductions, as reported in state tax data, for each available California county. This post accompanies an explanatory note on these income distributions here.


Property Assessment Rules for Businesses September 7, 2016

This blog post explains reassessment requirements for real property, focusing on the reassessment requirements for properties owned by legal entities.


Data on Real Income Growth Trends by Percentile, 1990-2014 September 6, 2016

We discuss a new piece, published in a major national publication, that uses Census Data to examine changes in real incomes by percentile at the state level between 1990 and 2014.


July 2016 State Jobs Report August 31, 2016

We discuss California's July 2016 statewide jobs data, as reported by federal and state labor agencies on August 19, 2016.


August Cap-and-Trade Auction Results August 23, 2016

We discuss the August 2016 cap-and-trade auction results.


July 2016 General Fund Revenues August 16, 2016

Tax agencies have provided preliminary information on key July 2016 state General Fund revenues.


June 2016 State Jobs and Other Data August 5, 2016

We discuss the report on California employment and unemployment in June 2016, which was released on July 22, and some more recent data too.


State Personal Income: 1st Quarter of 2016 July 6, 2016

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis has released state personal income through the first quarter of 2016.


May 2016 Jobs Report: Slow Job Growth, Unemployment Rate Falls July 6, 2016

State and federal labor agencies released the May 2016 jobs reports for California on June 17, 2016.


May Revision: Capital Gains Estimates May 27, 2016

We discuss the administration's 2016 May Revision capital gains estimates, as well as our office's.


May Revision: Wage and Salary Estimates May 27, 2016

We discuss our May Revision estimates of wages and salaries in California, as well as the administration's.


May 2016 Cap-and-Trade Auction Update May 26, 2016

The state received substantially less revenue from the May 17, 2016 cap-and-trade auction, compared to prior auctions.


April 2016 Jobs Report: Strong Month in the Data May 25, 2016

We discuss the April 2016 monthly jobs report from the Employment Development Department and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.