March 2017 State Tax Collections April 11, 2017

Based on preliminary tax agency data, March 2017 income tax collection trends were quite positive.


February 2017 State Tax Collections March 9, 2017

We now have some preliminary February 2017 state tax collection data from California's tax agencies.


January 2017 State Tax Collections February 6, 2017

We have received preliminary data from tax agencies on January 2017 collections of California's major state taxes.


December 2016 State Tax Collections January 5, 2017

We have begun to receive preliminary information on December 2016 state major tax collections.


November 2016 State Tax Collections December 13, 2016

We discuss the preliminary data from tax agencies about November 2016 state tax collections.


October 2016 State Revenues November 10, 2016

We have begun to receive preliminary information from the state's tax agencies on major tax revenue collections in October.


September 2016 State Revenues October 18, 2016

We have received preliminary information from tax agencies on September 2016 collections of the state's major taxes.


August 2016 State Revenues September 15, 2016

We have received preliminary collection data from the state's tax agencies for major revenue collections in August 2016.


July 2016 General Fund Revenues August 16, 2016

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


May Revision 2016: Administration & LAO Multiyear Revenue Figures May 17, 2016

This post compares the administration's multi-year forecast revenue estimates with those generated under the LAO May 2016 economic growth scenario through 2019-20. (This does not reflect required transfers to the Budget Stabilization Account under Proposition 2 under the LAO figures, as those estimates are still under development.)


May Revision 2016: Revenue Outlook May 16, 2016

This post discusses the near-term state General Fund revenue outlooks of both the administration and our office.


April 2016 "Big Three" Tax Collections May 9, 2016

We have now received preliminary data from all the tax agencies concerning April 2016 collections of the personal income tax, the sales and use tax, and the corporation tax. These are the state General Fund's "Big Three" revenue sources.


February 2016 State Revenues: Above Expectations...For Now March 10, 2016

We have received preliminary information from the state's tax agencies on February 2016 collections of the California's "Big Three" state General Fund taxes.


Jan. 2015 Revenues: Income Taxes Modestly Under Projections February 12, 2016

We have received data on January 2015 state revenue collections from California's tax agencies.


LAO Comment: Governor's Revenue Projections January 7, 2016

We provide a comment on the key tax revenue projections in the Governor's initial 2016-17 state budget proposal, which was released on January 7, 2016.