In this post, we present a map illustrating the variation in sales tax rates in two of California's major population centers.
The Franchise Tax Board has released data on taxes paid and income reported on 2013 California personal income tax returns by county.
New Census data show that Bay Area counties are among those in the state with the most robust in-migration in recent years.
A recent report on Silicon Valley discusses the region's economic growth. We consider the role that Silicon Valley, San Francisco, and Marin play in California's main state government revenue source, the personal income tax.
The state's Employment Development Department released its first report, to be revised later, on December 2014 job growth in California.
Venture capital investments play a key role in financing new technology firms. California--especially the Bay Area--receives a very large share of such investments.