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News, The Snitch Sales Tax: San Francisco Left in the Dust

Sales Tax: San Francisco Left in the Dust

San Francisco is an expensive place to be if you're paying a parking ticket, writing a rent check, or purchasing real estate. We've got that covered. But, when it comes to obtaining a bottle of juice or bar of soap, we're very reasonable. While…
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News, The Snitch Food Tax Flowchart: Will You Be Taxed on Your To-Go Purchase?

Food Tax Flowchart: Will You Be Taxed on Your To-Go Purchase?

The system of determining whether or not you owe sales tax on your food purchases does not involve magic eight balls or 20-sided die. No, it's much more haphazard than that. This week's cover story analyzes the methodology behind the…
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Dining, SFoodie Why Is Split-Pea Soup Taxable and Gazpacho Isn't?

Why Is Split-Pea Soup Taxable and Gazpacho Isn't?

In this week's cover story, Joe Eskenazi tackles the crazy logic behind California's laws regulating whether foods are subject to sales tax or not. Most people know the basics: Foods sold for preparation at home are not taxed and foods…
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News, The Snitch Who's the Biggest Tax Delinquent?

Who's the Biggest Tax Delinquent?

It's that time of year again when the Board of Equalization bares its teeth and shames the state's biggest sales tax delinquents. You know that extra bit of change you pay that makes a conveniently priced bottle of soda cost…
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News, The Snitch Amazon.com Goes to War with State of California over Online Sales Tax

Amazon.com Goes to War with State of California over Online Sales Tax

Nobody expected that Amazon.com would take kindly to California legislators' decision to force the mammoth web retailer to collect state sales tax. As part of the recently approved, arduously deliberated state budget, California is now requiring out-of-state companies such as…
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News, The Snitch Amazon to Cut Out California Associates over Sales Tax Dispute

Amazon to Cut Out California Associates over Sales Tax Dispute

Internet retail giant Amazon.com informed California-based Web sites, which make money via referring buyers, that they'll soon be cut out if the state forces the Amazon to pay sales tax, as proposed in the current state budget.In a letter to…
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News, The Snitch Tax Delinquent List Posted -- 'Target' Owes What?

Tax Delinquent List Posted -- 'Target' Owes What?

The state of California has, once again, updated its list of California's biggest sales tax delinquents -- and the No. 1 target is, well, Target. But not the Target you're thinking of. The big-box retailer with the checkered record regarding…
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